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

Dysdera presai  Ferrandez, 1984


The bulb presents 2 forms: a form with a strong spur-shaped appendix, which is a projection of the anterior sclerotized stripe, and with the tip of the bulb showing a couple of pointed laminae, and a second form without the appendix, and with the tip of the bulb showing a couple of short and wide laminae. Prosoma 2.2-3.7 mm long.

Body length male: 5.8-7.9 mm

Prosoma 2.8-4 mm long. Legs: femur I with one or 2 spines, femur II with one spine, femur III with one to 3 spines, femur IV with 3 to 5 spines.

Body length female: 6.3-9.7 mm
Additional information

In dry areas.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Spain
Adults of both sexes in winter and spring.

Ferrández M A (1989) Notas sobre los disdéridos ibéricos. V. Nuevos datos, cartografía y caracterización de la hembra de Dysdera presai Ferrández, 1985 (Araneae: Dysderidae). Anal Biol Murcia 15: 29-31

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

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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