Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Agroeca  Westring, 1861   11 species

Agroeca parva  Bosmans, 2011


Prosoma yellowish brown, with narrow grey-black margin and submedian stripe. Legs yellowish brown, femora with 2 broad annulations, basal half of patellae I-III grey. Opisthosoma grey-black, dorsum with grey-brown denticulate median stripe, venter yellowish brown, with some grey-black spots in posterior half.

Body length male: 3.6-3.8 mm

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 4.1-4.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece, Turkey, Israel
 male  female

Bosmans R (2011) On some new or rare spider species from Lesbos, Greece (Araneae: Agelenidae, Amaurobiidae, Corinnidae, Gnaphosidae, Liocranidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 40: 15-22

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Elverici M, Özkütük R S, Kunt K B (2013) Two new liocranid species records from Turkey (Araneae: Liocranidae). Mun Ent Zool 8: 305-308

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

23-12-2015 Distribution update Old value
03-12-2013 Datasheet update Old value