Amaurobiidae  Thorell, 1870 / Amaurobius  C. L. Koch, 1837   38 species

Amaurobius antipovae  Marusik & Kovblyuk, 2004


Prosoma yellow, with dark radial stripes, cephalic part with dark margin. Chelicerae brown. Legs yellow, femur, tibia and metatarsus with 3 grey rings. Opisthosoma: dorsum with white bands around cardiac mark, and dark longitudinal and transversal stripes, venter light with small dark grey dots.

Body length male: 5.3-5.8 mm

Colouration as in males, somewhat lighter.

Body length female: 5.6-6.8 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Caucasus (Russia, Georgia)
 male  female
Distribution List
Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) |||

Marusik Y M, Kovblyuk M M (2004) New and interesting cribellate spiders from Abkhazia (Aranei: Amaurobiidae, Zoropsidae). Arthropoda Selecta 13: 55-61 pdf

Marusik Y M, Otto S, Japoshvili G (2020a) Taxonomic notes on Amaurobius (Araneae: Amaurobiidae), including the description of a new species. Zootaxa 4718: 47-56 pdf

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

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

03-01-2020 Image insert
21-10-2015 Distribution update Detail