Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Drassyllus  Chamberlin, 1922   14 species

Drassyllus crimeaensis  Kovblyuk, 2003

Description

Palp brown. Tibial apophysis and conductor are characteristic. Epigyne characteristic. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae dark brown. Legs dark brown, yellow to copper-coloured except for tarsus and metatarsus. Opisthosoma grey, with brown scutum.

Body length male: 4.7-6.9 mm
Body length female: 4.8-7.2 mm
Additional information

In steppe grass; under stones in Phrygana (Chios)

Frequency: Not frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): North Macedonia, Greece, Ukraine, Turkey, Russia (Europe, Caucasus), Azerbaijan
Phenology
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Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||
References

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2016) First records for spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 15: 85-91 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Kovblyuk M M (2003b) The spider genus Drassyllus Chamberlin, 1922 in the Crimean fauna, with description of a new species (Aranei: Gnaphosidae). Arthropoda Selecta 12: 23-28 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Russell-Smith A, Allison R, Askins M, Blumsom W, Snazell R, Spilling C (2011) A provisional checklist and gazetteer of the spiders of Chios, Greece (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15: 133-167 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
16-05-2018 Distribution update Detail
21-10-2015 Distribution update Detail