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

Harpactea samuili  Lazarov, 2006


Prosoma and chelicerae red-brown. Prosoma 2.9 mm long. Sternum red-orange. Legs red-orange, femur I with 4 spines, femur II with 4 or 5 spines, femur III and IV with numerous spines. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length male: 5.9 mm

Prosoma 2.1 mm long.

Body length female: 6.25 mm
Additional information

Altitude up to 510 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Bulgaria
 male  female
Distribution List
Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) |||

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 (2006) A new spider species, Harpactea samuili sp. n., from Bulgaria (Araneae: Dysderidae). In C. Deltshev & P. Stoev (eds.), European Arachnology 2005. Acta zool bulg Suppl 1: 81-85

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