Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Gnaphosa  Latreille, 1804   69 species

Gnaphosa alacris  Simon, 1878

Description
Male

Prosoma reddish brown, anterior to fovea with 2 darker spots. Prosoma length: 1.7-3.2 mm. Prosoma length: 1.7-3.2 mm. Chelicerae bronze-coloured. Sternum dark orange, margin with reddish line. Legs orange. Opisthosoma covered with greyish hairs and black bristles, venter with 2 longitudinal stripes, running from epigastric furrow to the spinnerets.

Body length male: 3.2-6.5 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 2.0-2.7 mm.Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 4.8-9.1 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France, Italy, Croatia, Morocco
Figures
Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Di Franco F (1992) Gnaphosidae di Castelporziano e del Parco Nazionale del Circeo (Arachnida, Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 23: 213-233 pdf

Gaymard M, Lecigne S (2018) Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) du Gard et en particulier du massif des Gorges du Gardon (Occitanie, France). Bulletin de l'Association Française d'Arachnologie 1: 1-39 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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

Pesarini C (2000) Contributo alla conoscenza della fauna araneologica italiana (Araneae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 78: 379-393 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
17-12-2018 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Detail