Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Dysdera  Latreille, 1804   160 species

Dysdera meschetiensis  Mcheidze, 1979

Description
Male

Prosoma dark brown to almost black, lateral margins granulated. Prosoma length: 4.5 mm. Chelicerae dark brown, granulated. Sternum reddish orange, shiny. Legs I-II reddish orange, legs III-IV lighter, all femora without spines. Opisthosoma light yellow, anterior half with 2 round brown markings and dark brown or grey-brown markings in posterior half.

Female

Prosoma dark brown, shagreened, head region with marmorate markings with irregular rows. Prosoma length: 4.2 mm. Chelicerae dark brown. Sternum light brown, wrinkled. Legs: all femora without spines. Opisthosoma yellow, covered with short red setae, venter with 2 dark marks in front of the spinnerets.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Georgia
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References

Mcheidze T S (1979) New species of spiders of the genus Dysdera Latr. (Dysderidae) occurring in Georgia. Soobshch Akad Nauk gruz SSR 94: 465-468

Mcheidze T S (1997) Spiders of Georgia: Systematics, Ecology, Zoogeographic Review. Tbilisi Univ, 390 pp

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

Updates
17-04-2015 Image insert