Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactocrates  Simon, 1914   12 species

Harpactocrates intermedius  Dalmas, 1915


Similar to H. drassoides. Male palp with right-angled bulbal neck. Embolus with distal scale. Aboral sclerites with bulge-like sclerotisation on vertical part. Prosoma 4.2-4.5 mm long.

Body length male: 9-11 mm

Similar to H. drassoides. Prosoma 4.6 mm long. Legs: femur III with 0 to 2 spines.

Body length female: 9-11 mm
Additional information

In pine and beech forests, in litter. Altitude 1200-1500 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France, Italy
 male  female
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K, Madlener I (1979) Die Harpactocrates-Arten der Westalpen (Arachnida: Aranei, Dysderidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 52: 359-367 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf