Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   160 species

Dysdera daghestanica  Dunin, 1991

Description
Male

Prosoma length 4.3 mm, width 3.4 mm. Prosoma and chelicerae brown, shagreen with small spots. Sternum, labium and gnathocoxae orange-brown with small spots. Leg spination: Femur IV with 1.2 dorso-basal spines; tibia III with 1.2 ventral, 2.1 anterior and 1.1 posterior spines; tibia IV with 2.2 ventral spines. Opisthosoma gray-white.

Leg spination and median apophysis of the pedipalpus are typical.

Body length male: 10.3 mm
Female

Appearance similar to the male. Prosoma length 4.10-4.65 mm, width 3.55-3.95 mm. Leg spination more variable than in the male: Femur IV with 2-4 dorso-basal spines; tibia III with 1.2 ventral, 2.2 or 1.2 anterior and 1.1 posterior spines, tibia IV with 2.2.2 or 2.2 ventral, 2.1 or 1.2 or 1.1 anterior and 1.1 posterior spines.

Endogyne is not characteristic.

Additional information

Above 1000 m asl in oak-hornbeam forests near the forest edge under rocks.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Dagestan
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Russia
Phenology
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Figures
References

Dunin P M (1991a) New spider species of the genus Dysdera from the Caucasus (Arenei, Haplogynae, Dysderidae) Zool. Zh. 70(8): 90-98 pdf

Dunin P M (1992b) The spider family Dysderidae of the Caucasian fauna (Arachnida Aranei Haplogynae). Arthropoda Selecta 1(3): 35-76

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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

Updates
26-02-2014 Distribution update Old value
26-02-2014 Datasheet update Old value
26-02-2014 Image insert