Dictynidae  O. P.-Cambridge, 1871 / Devade  Simon, 1884   2 species

Devade tenella  (Tyshckenko, 1965)


Resembles D. indistincta, but smaller and different armature of palpal tibia and cymbium. Palp: femur with one prolateral apical spine. Prosoma length: 1.1-1.5 mm, prosoma width: 0.9-1.1 mm.


Resembles D. indistincta, but smaller and differing in the shape of the fissure of the epigynal median septum. Prosoma length: 1.1-1.5 mm, prosoma width: 0.9-1.2 mm.

Additional information

Associated with damp saline bogs, running actively on the ground surface at night.

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Ukraine to China

Esyunin S L, Efimik V E (2000) A review of the genus Devade (Aranei, Dictynidae) from fauna of central Asia and southern Russia. Zool Zhur 79: 679-685

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

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

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

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value
18-06-2013 Image insert