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Images and Species Descriptions
Text and photographs © 2011 Jørgen Lissner
The Spiders of Europe and Greenland
Family: Corinnidae (Ant-like Sac Spiders)
Genus: Phrurolithus C. L. Koch, 1839
Characters of genus: The species resemble species of Micaria in the Gnaphosidae since they also run about in sunshine in an antlike fashion, but they lack the iredecence of Micaria. The abdomen is marked with white spots, sometimes appearing as lines. Males with a shiny dorsal scutum covering the abdomen.
Phrurolithus nigrinus (Simon, 1878)
Range: Andorra, France (Mainland), Germany, Italy (Mainland), Portugal (Mainland), Spain (Balearic Islands), Spain (Mainland), Switzerland (van Helsdingen 2009.1). Global range: Europe (Platnick 10.0).
Male.
Male.
Male.
Genus: Trachelas L. Koch, 1872
Trachelas maculatus Thorell, 1875
Range: Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary?, Italy (Mainland), Slovenia, Spain (Balearic Islands), Ukraine (van Helsdingen 2009.1). Global range: Eastern Europe (Platnick 10.0).
Male.
Male.
Male.