Cyrtaucheniidae  Simon, 1889 / Amblyocarenum  Simon, 1892   4 species

Amblyocarenum obscurus  (Ausserer, 1871)


Male unknown.


Length of anterior eye row about one diameter of an anterior median eye shorter than posterior row. Distance between anterior median eyes and posterior median eyes less than a diameter of  an anterior median eye. Prosoma length (chelicerae excl.): 8.5 mm. Opisthosoma almost black, anterior and posterior branchial opercula light, narrowly separated.

Body length female: 21 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy (Sicily)
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Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2