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

Amaurobius phaeacus  Thaler & Knoflach, 1998


Prosoma and legs brownish yellow, with pattern, sides of cephalic part and thoracic striae blackish. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma greyish, with indistinct pattern of light spots (after Thaler & Knoflach 1998d)

Body length male: 9.1-9.5 mm
Body length female: 9.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Albania, Greece

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

Thaler K, Knoflach B (1998d) Two new species and new records of the genus Amaurobius (Araneae, Amaurobiidae) from Greece. In Seldon, P. A. (ed.), Proceedings of the 17th European Colloquium of Arachnology, Edinburgh 1997. Edinburgh, pp. 107-114

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

05-12-2013 Distribution update Old value