Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   184 species

Harpactea lepida  (C. L. Koch, 1838)


Palp: tarsus as long as tibia, bulb laterally with a strong, strip-shaped, black apophysis. Prosoma 2.5 mm long. Femur I-II with 2-6 spines. Opisthosoma female: posterior side of epigastric furrow with small chitinous plate.

Body length male: 5-7 mm

Prosoma dark brown, 2.5-2.7 mm long. Sternum brown, smooth. Legs: femur I and II with 2 to 6 spines.

Body length female: 5-7 mm
Additional information

Mainly in forests, deciduous, coniferous or mixed, also in raised bogs, debris slope, under stones, among litter.

Frequency: Frequent

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Europe
 male  female
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.

Albania   (Deltshev et al., 2011b) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Czechia   (Růžička & Řezáč, 2022) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Moldova   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Alicata P (1966c) Le Harpactea (Araneae, Dysderidae) della fauna italiana e considerazioni sulla loro origine. Atti dell' Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania (6) 18: 190-221 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

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

Loksa I (1969) Pokok I-Araneae I. Fauna Hungariae 97: 1-133 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: 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

Růžička V, Řezáč M (2022) Seznam pavouků České republiky. List of spiders of the Czech Republic. Online at https://www.arachnology.cz/seznam-pavouku-cr-26.html and https://www.arachnology.cz/en/seznam-pavouku-cr-26.html pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

Wiehle H (1953) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae), IX. Orthognatha-Cribellata-Haplogynae, Entelegynae (Pholcidae, Zodariidae, Oxyopidae, Mimetidae, Nesticidae). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 42: 1-150 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

04-12-2013 Distribution update Detail