Eutichuridae  Lehtinen, 1967 / Cheiracanthium  C. L. Koch, 1839   28 species

Cheiracanthium mildei  L. Koch, 1864

Description

Male palp with 2 equally long tibial apophyses. Epigyne without groove. Prosoma length female: 2.9-4.5 mm, prosoma length male: 3.0-3.8 mm.

Body length male: 5.78-8.5 mm
Body length female: 6-10.65 mm
Additional information

On shrubs.

This species can bite humans. This provokes pain, typically lasting for less than 2 hours, it may lead to local redness, swelling and itchiness. Systemic effects were observed in 15% (headache, vomiting). Complete recovery occurred fast. There are no necrotic skin reactions. If needed, a symptomatic medical treatment is recommended.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, North Africa, Turkey, Middle East, Caucasus, Russia (Europe) to Central Asia. Introduced to North America, Argentina
Phenology
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References

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