Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   182 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.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece
 male  female
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Greece   (Naumova & Deltshev, 2021) ||| North Macedonia   (Stefanovska et al., 2008) |||

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) pdf

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 Zoologica Bulgarica Supplement 1: 81-85 pdf

Naumova M, Deltshev C (2021) New faunistic and taxonomic notes on the haplogyne and cribellate spiders (Araneae: Dictynidae, Dysderidae, Eresidae, Filistatidae, Sicariidae) from three Balkan countries. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 67: 63-76 pdf

Stefanovska D, Naumova M, Prelik D, Deltshev C, Lazarov S (2008) Spiders from the Skopje region: a faunistic and zoogeographical analysis. Historia Naturalis Bulgarica 19: 35-49 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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