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

Dysdera flagellata  Grasshoff, 1959


Prosoma 3.6 mm long. Eyes: anteriors larger than posteriors, anteriors 0.7 diameter apart. Legs: femur IV with 3 dorsal spines, posterior tibia and metatarsus with more than 6 spines.

Body length male: 9 mm

Characters as in male.

Body length female: 9 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy

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Grasshoff M (1959) Dysdera-Arten von Inseln der Mittelmeergebietes (Arachn., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 40: 209-220

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Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mém Soc Linn Lyon 2: 1-522

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

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