Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Drassodes  Westring, 1851   43 species

Drassodes caspius  Ponomarev & Tsvetkov, 2006


Prosoma length: 4.3 mm.

Body length male: 9.8 mm

Prosoma length: 2.9-3.8 mm.

Body length female: 6.5-10.5 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Bulgaria, Turkey, Russia (Europe, Caucasus), Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan
 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.

Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Bulgaria   (Dimitrov & Naumova, 2021) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Coşar et al., 2017; Danışman et al., 2024) |||

Coşar İ, Danışman T, Kartaler M (2017) A new gnaphosid spider record from Turkey (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Serket 15: 147-149 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at pdf

Dimitrov D, Naumova M (2021) A faunistic survey of the spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Sakar Mountain, Bulgaria. Arachnology 18: 689-699 pdf

Khasayeva S I, Huseynov E F (2019) New records of spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) from Azerbaijan. Euroasian Entomological Journal 18: 357-361 pdf

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

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Ponomarev A V, Tsvetkov A (2006) New and rare spiders of family Gnaphosidae (Aranei) from a southeast of Europe. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 2: 5-13 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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