Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   176 species

Dysdera argaeica  Nosek, 1905


Bulb 1.9 mm long. Prosoma 4.4 mm long.


Prosoma with fine grains, almost smooth. Prosoma 4.8 mm long. Eyes: anteriors 0.5 diameter apart, PLE slightly larger than PME. Chelicerae with 3 teeth. Legs: femur IV with one dorsal spine, posterior tibia with 6 to 8 spines, posterior metatarsus with 8 to 10 spines.

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Distribution comment: not in Bulgaria (Dimitrov 1999)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Turkey
Distribution List
Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at

Deeleman-Reinhold C L, Deeleman P R (1988) Revision des Dysderinae (Araneae, Dysderidae), les espèces mediterranéennes occidentales exceptées. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 131: 141-269 pdf

Dimitrov D (1999) The spider fauna of the Strandzha Mountain (south-east Bulgaria) I. Faunistic data and taxonomic remarks (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 51(2-3): 15-26 pdf

Dimitrov D (2018b) A contribution to the study of Turkish Dysderidae with description of a new Dysdera (Araneae, Dysderidae). Arachnology 17: 457-462 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

Özkütük R S, Kaya R S, Yağmur E A, Danışman T, Gücel S, Kunt K B (2019a) Redescription of Dysdera sultani (Araneae: Dysderidae) with the first description of the female. Arachnolgische Mitteilungen 57: 21-25 pdf

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

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