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

Dysdera dunini  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1988


Bulb 1 mm long. Prosoma 2.8 mm long.


Prosoma dark red, covered with punctures. Eyes: equal in size, anteriors 0.5 diameter apart. Chelicerae with reduced teeth. Legs: tibia III with 4 or 5 spines, tibia IV with 4 spines, metatarsus III with 6 or 7 spines, metatarsus IV with 9 spines.

Additional information

In forests.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Ukraine, Turkey, Caucasus (Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan)
 male  female

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Varol M İ, Danışman T (2017) Two new records of Dysdera from Turkey (Araneae: Dysderidae). Serket 15: 154-156

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

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