Gnaphosidae  Banks, 1892 / Callilepis  Westring, 1874   6 species

Callilepis cristinae  Hoyas & Ferrández, 2022


Strong legs, with numerous spines. Prosoma with fine, dense white hairs, which are also less densely present on femur and opisthosoma. Copulatory bulb with large median process, resembling the head of a seagull. End of the median process fractured in some cases.

Body length male: 3.9-4.7 mm

Colouration same as male. Epigyne strongly sclerotized with large spermathecae, situated closely together.

Body length female: 5.5 mm
Additional information

riverbank understory, sandy soils with riparian vegetation

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Spain   (Hoyas & Ferrández, 2022) |||

Hoyas J, Ferrández M-Á (2022) Callilepis cristinae sp. nov. (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) especie nueva de la Península Ibérica. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 41: 51-58 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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