Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   144 species

Harpactea asparuhi  Lazarov, 2008


Prosoma red-brown, 2.8 mm long. Legs: femur I with 4 spines, femur II with 4 or 5 spines, femur III with 4 pairs of spines, femur IV with numerous spines.

Body length male: 5.7 mm


Additional information

In scree and dry stony areas covered with bushes. Altitude 450-500 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Bulgaria
Distribution List
Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018)

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

Lazarov S (2008a) A new spider species, Harpactea asparuhi sp. nov., from Bulgaria (Araneae: Dysderidae). Revta Ibérica Aracnol 15: 25-27

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

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

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