Filistatidae  Ausserer, 1867 / Sahastata  Benoit, 1968   3 species

Sahastata nigra  (Simon, 1897)

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Distribution comment: Records from North Africa presumably belong to other species (Magalhaes et al. 2020)
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Oman, United Arab Emirates
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Benoit, 1968) ||| Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) ||| Morocco   (Benoit, 1968) |||

Benoit O L G (1968) Synopsis des Filistatidae africains (Araneae). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 77: 92-102 pdf

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 pdf

Magalhaes I L F, Stockmann M, Marusik Y M, Zonstein S L (2020) On Sahastata (Araneae: Filistatidae): complementary description of the generotype and two new species from Oman and Morocco. Zootaxa 4899: 215-246 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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