Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   191 species

Harpactea mithridatis  Brignoli, 1979


Prosoma olve-brown, smooth, with distinct fovea. Prosoma 1.6-2.1 mm long. Sternum yellowish, smooth. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length male: 3.5 mm

Prosoma greenish brown, smooth, with distinct fovea. Prosoma 1.9 mm long. Sternum yellowish, smooth. Legs: femur I with 3 or 4 spines, femur II with 2 or 3 spines, femur III with 3 to 5 spines, femur IV with 3 spines.

Additional information

In woods. Altitude 800-1000 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Turkey, Georgia
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2022) |||

Brignoli P M (1979a) Spiders from Turkey, VI. Four new species from the coast of the Black Sea (Araneae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 310-313 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2022) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2022 [last updated 24 August 2022], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Dunin P M (1992b) The spider family Dysderidae of the Caucasian fauna (Arachnida Aranei Haplogynae). Arthropoda Selecta 1(3): 35-76 pdf

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

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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