Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Harpactea  Bristowe, 1939   138 species

Harpactea corticalis  (Simon, 1882)


Prosoma 1.5-1.9 mm long.


Prosoma dark red-brown, smooth, 2 mm long. Eyes: anteriors less than 0.5 diameter apart. Legs bright red-brown, femur I with one spine, femur II with 2 or 3 spines, femur III with numerous spines, femur IV with 5 spines. Opisthosoma whitish.

Additional information

Altitude up to 1800 m.

  No data
Distribution comment: Not on the Balearic Islands (Bosmans et al. 2017)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): France, Italy
 male  female

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Pesarini C (unpubl.)

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09-10-2017 Distribution update Old value