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

Dysdera punctata  C. L. Koch, 1838

Description
Male

Prosoma 2.5 mm long.

Female

Prosoma red, covered with dense punctures. Prosoma 2.9 mm long. Eyes: almost equal in size, anteriors one diameter apart. Legs: all segments spineless.

Additional information

In littoral areas and under stones.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2015); records from the Caucasus probably misidentifications (Otto, 2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Southeastern Europe to Georgia
Adults of both sexes in winter.
Figures
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2017) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: October 2017. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 12.10.2017)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Deeleman-Reinhold C L, Deeleman P R (1988) Revision des Dysderinae (Araneae, Dysderidae), les espèces mediterranéennes occidentales exceptées. Tijdschr Ent 131: 141-269

Deltshev C, Vrenosi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – Faunistic and Zoogeographical Review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta zool bulg 63: 125-144

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

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

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94

Pesarini C (2001a) Sei nuove specie di Dysderidae d'Italia e di Grecia (Araneae). Atti Soc it Sci nat Museo civ Stor nat Milano 141: 291-301

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
29-12-2014 Distribution update Old value
02-09-2014 Image insert
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value