Gnaphosidae  Pocock, 1898 / Gnaphosa  Latreille, 1804   64 species

Gnaphosa mongolica  Simon, 1895


Embolus long. Bulbus with apically narrow, curved median apophysis. Epigyne with diamond shaped scapus

Additional information

Under stones in the step

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Turkey, Hungary to China
 male  female

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