Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysderocrates  Deeleman-Reinhold & Deeleman, 1988   6 species

Dysderocrates silvestris  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1988


Palp: bulb 1.6 mm long. Prosoma 4.3 mm long.


Prosoma and chelicerae red-brown. Prosoma length: 5.1 mm. Stermum and legs red-orange. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length female: 11.5 mm
Additional information

Found in pine forests and Abies alba forest. Altitude 1300-1500 m.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Bosnia-Hercegovina, Montenegro
 male  female

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