Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Berinda  Roewer, 1928   7 species

Berinda infumata  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)


Prosoma yellow-brown, with indistinct radiating striae. Prosoma length: 2.2-3.9 mm. Chelicerae: promargin with 3 teeth (some specimens with 2 additional denticles), retromargin with 2 teeth. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma light greyish brown and without scutum.

Body length male: 4.3-8.2 mm

Prosoma length: 2.1-3.7 mm.

Body length female: 4.9-8.8 mm
Additional information

Commonly found in phrygana

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Greece, Cyprus, Tanzania, Egypt, Israel. Introduced to Japan
 male  female
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Egypt   (Levy, 1998c) ||| Greece   (Senglet, 2012; Lissner & Chatzaki, 2016a) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Kamura T (2019) Two newly recorded species of the family Gnaphosidae (Araneae) from Japan. Acta Arachnologica 68: 7-10 pdf

Levy G (1998c) The ground-spider genera Setaphis, Trachyzelotes, Zelotes, and Drassyllus (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) in Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 44: 93-158 pdf

Lissner J, Chatzaki M (2016a) A new species of Berinda (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) from the eastern Aegean Islands, Greece. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 51: 9-11 pdf

Senglet A (2012) Civizelotes new genus, and other new or little known Zelotinae (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 119: 501-528 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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