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

Amaurobius strandi  Charitonov, 1937

Description

Tibial apophysis with median process, stretched, straight. Vulva with entrance ducts almost rectangularly bent laterally on posterior end. Prosoma yellow-brown, female: with dark brown head region. Sternum yellow-brown. Chelicerae brown. Legs yellow-brown, to brown. Opisthosoma yellow-grey with dark grey pattern.

Body length male: 3.95-6.25 mm
Body length female: 6.5-8 mm
Additional information

In litter of deciduous trees and amongst grass

Frequency: Not frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Greece, Bulgaria, Ukraine
in autumn, winter and spring, most records in April and October
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References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2017) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: October 2017. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 12.10.2017)

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

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S, Komnenov M (2018) Inventory of the spiders (Araneae) of the border region of northern Greece with Albania and FYR Macedonia. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 37: 5-23

Kovblyuk M M (2002a) Redescription of Amaurobius strandi Charitonov, 1937, stat.n. from the Crimea (Aranei: Amaurobiidae). Arthropoda Selecta 10: 213-216

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

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 http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
17-03-2018 Image insert