Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Agroeca  Westring, 1861   10 species

Agroeca lusatica  (L. Koch, 1875)


Embolus narrow. Epigyne with cuticula bars converging at an acute angle. Vulva with strongly bent entrance ducts. Prosoma dark red to brown. Opisthosoma dark red to brown with vague chevrons.

Body length male: 4.2-5.2 mm
Body length female: 5-6.8 mm
Additional information

In dry and sunny locations like dunes, dry meadows and pine forests

Frequency: Very rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe to Kazakhstan
 male  female

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30-01-2017 Datasheet update Old value
30-01-2017 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value