Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Drassodes  Westring, 1851   43 species

Drassodes chybyndensis  Esyunin & Tuneva, 2002


Prosoma brown, with grey margins, prosoma length:  3.3-3.9 mm, prosoma width: 2.35-2.7 mm. Sternum grey-yellow. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 7.25-8 mm

Prosoma brown, prosoma length: 6.75 mm, prosoma width: 5.10 mm. Sternum dark brown. Opisthosoma grey, with long orange hairs on anterior edge.

Body length female: 15.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Russia (Europe to Central Asia), Kazakhstan, Iran
 male  female
Distribution List
Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) |||

Esyunin S L, Tuneva T K (2002) A review of the family Gnaphosidae in the fauna of the Urals (Aranei), 1. Genera Drassodes Westring, 1851 and Sidydrassus gen.n. Arthropoda Selecta 10: 169-180 pdf

Esyunin S L, Tuneva T K (2020) A review of the family Gnaphosidae in the fauna of the Urals (Aranei), 6. Taxonomic remarks and new records, with description of a new species. Arthropoda Selecta 29: 103-120 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet:

Ponomarev A V, Dvadnenko K V (2013) Notes on the fauna of spiders (Aranei) of the southeast of Russian plain and the Caucasus with the description of a new species of the genus Haplodrassus Chamberlin, 1922 (Gnaphosidae). Vestnik Yuzhnogo Nauchnogo Tsentra 9: 47-56 pdf

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

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