Amaurobiidae  Thorell, 1870 / Amaurobius  C. L. Koch, 1837   35 species

Amaurobius cretaensis  Wunderlich, 1995


Prosoma and legs brownish yellow. Legs not annulated. Opisthosoma greyish, with distinct pattern of light spots.

Body length female: 5.4-6.6 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Greece (Crete)

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

Thaler K, Knoflach B (2002a) A superspecies in the genus Amaurobius on Crete, and additional records from Greece (Araneae: Amaurobiidae). In Toft, S. & N. Scharff (eds.), European Arachnology 2000: Proceedings of the 19th European Colloquium of Arachnology. Aarhus Univ. Press, 337-344

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