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 2021): Canary Is., Turkey, Egypt
Distribution List
Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) |||

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) 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