Cheiracanthiidae  Wagner, 1887 / Cheiracanthium  C. L. Koch, 1839   28 species

Cheiracanthium canariense  Wunderlich, 1987


Prosoma and legs brown-yellow. Chelicerae not darkened. Opisthosoma without dorsal longitudinal band. Chelicera without basal hump. Pedipalps: Tibial apophysis long and apically divided. Cymbium apophysis long and mostly rectangularly bent.

prosoma length: 2.7-4.2 mm.

Body length male: 8-9 mm

Prosoma and legs brown-yellow. Chelicerae not darkened. Epigyne: Depression wider than long. Vulva very variable, more or less visible from outside.

prosoma length: 3.3-4.2 mm.

Body length female: 8-9 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Canary Is., Turkey, Egypt

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2018 [last updated 1 January 2019], online at

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (1987) Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops Verlag Langen, West Germany

10-05-2016 Datasheet update Old value
18-02-2014 Image insert