Cheiracanthiidae  Wagner, 1887 / Cheiracanthium  C. L. Koch, 1839   35 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 2024): Canary Is., Turkey, Egypt
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.

Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024a) |||

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

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

Wunderlich J (1987) Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops, Langen, 435 pp. pdf

10-05-2016 Datasheet update Detail
18-02-2014 Image insert