Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Haplodrassus  Chamberlin, 1922   44 species

Haplodrassus morosus  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)

Description
Male

Resembles Haplodrassus signifer, but differs in palp morphology and dorsal pattern of opisthosoma. Opisthosoma long-oval, brownish yellow-grey, with lateral and dorsal short, black striae, black suffusions and several sharply angular chevrons posteriorly.

Female

Prosoma pale yellow, anteriorly darker. Legs yellow, legs I and II darker. Opisthosoma long-oval, dull yellowish, dorsally with large dusky brown elongate wedge-shaped marking, followed by a series of indistinct, broad angular lines. Epigyne: rather large and circular opening with longitudinal septum whose margins are strongly angular. Posteriorly with two round, boss-like, glossy prominences.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece, Turkey, Israel
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Greece   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||
References

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

Levy G (2004) Spiders of the genera Drassodes and Haplodrassus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 50: 1-37 pdf

Seyyar O, Ayyildiz N, Topcu A (2008a) Updated checklist of ground spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) of Turkey, with zoogeographical and faunistic remarks. Entomol News 119: 509-520

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

Updates
09-08-2016 Datasheet update Detail