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

Dysderocrates storkani  (Kratochvíl, 1935)


Palp: bulb 1.7 mm long. Prosoma 5.3 mm long.

Body length male: 10.9 mm

Prosoma reddish or light brown, smooth, 5.3 mm long. Eyes: anteriors one diameter apart, PLE 0.5 diameter from PME. Legs pale reddish, femur I with 5 to 8 spines, femur II with 3 to 6 spines in 2 series, femur III with one to 7 spines, femur IV with 6 to 11 spines in 2 series.

Body length female: 12.3 mm
Additional information

Usually in beech and oak forests, in litter or under stones, also in caves. Altitude 800-1500 m.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): SE Europe (Balkans)

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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

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

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (in press) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research early view

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

04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value