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

Dysdera lagrecai  Alicata, 1964


Prosoma 2.8-4.6 mm long.


Prosoma 2.9-4.6 mm long. Sternum with granulations only on posterior and lateral parts. Legs: anterior femur spineless, femur III rarely with one spine, femur IV with one to 5 spines, tibia III spineless or with one spine, tibia IV with one, rarely 2 or 3 spines.

Additional information

Altitude 100-1600 m.

  No data
Distribution comment: Malta: not listed in Pfliegler et al. (2017), therefore removed
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy
 male  female
Adults of both sexes probably all the year.

Alicata P (1964a) Le Dysdera del gruppo andreinii della fauna italiana (Araneae, Dysderidae). Atti Accad gioenia Sci. nat. (6) 16: 67-86

Alicata P (1966f) Sur l'évaluation de quelques caractères dans l'étude de la microévolution chez les Dysderidae (Arach., Araneae). Senckenberg biol 47: 5-10

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

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

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

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

05-09-2017 Distribution update Old value
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