Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Drassodes  Westring, 1851   43 species

Drassodes platnicki  Song, Zhu & Zhang, 2004


Prosoma with brown cephalic part and yellow-brown thoracic region, prosoma length: 4.1-5.2 mm, prosoma width: 3.2-3.8 mm. Sternum dark with thin brown margin. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma light to dark grey, with a brown cardiac mark.

Body length female: 7.4-14.4 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Mongolia, China

Esyunin S L, Tuneva T K (2002) A review of the family Gnaphosidae in the fauna of the Urals (Aranei), 1. Genera Drassodes Westring, 1851 and Sidydrassus gen.n. Arthropoda Selecta 10: 169-180 pdf

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet:

Song D X, Zhu M S, Chen J (1999) The Spiders of China. Hebei Sci. Technol. Publ. House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value