Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Agroeca  Westring, 1861   11 species

Agroeca inopina  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1886


Tibial apophysis very small and pointed. Epigyne with strongly sclerotised cuticular bar. Prosoma with bright median line. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma dark red-brown to brown, without recognisable pattern.

Body length male: 3.5-4.5 mm
Body length female: 4.5-7.5 mm
Additional information

In dune and heathland, under stones and in litter layer

  No data
Distribution comment: Omitted from the Bulgarian checklist due to misidentification (Deltshev pers. comm.), not in Finland (Kronestedt 2009, Koponen & Fritzén 2013), not in Austria (Blick et al. 2004.
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Algeria
 male  female

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Kronestedt T (2009) Taxonomic notes on Agroeca (Araneae, Liocranidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 37: 27-30 pdf

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

04-02-2019 Datasheet update Old value
10-03-2015 Distribution update Old value
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value