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Images and Species Descriptions
Text and photographs © 2011 Jørgen Lissner
The Spiders of Europe and Greenland
Family: Liocranidae (Spiny-legged Sac Spiders)
Genus: Liocranum L. Koch, 1866
Characters of genus: These spiders are the largest representatives of the family in the region. The eye group is wider than in tte remaining genera and therefore the spiders resemble species of Clubionidae.
Liocranum rupicola (Walckenaer, 1830)
Description: Carapace is purplereddish-brown with dentate lateral bands and dark margins. The abdomen is of the same colour with a dark grey cardiac mark followed by chevrons all of which are flanked with dark spots. Legs are greyish-brown annulated with dark grey. Size: Female 6-8.5 mm; male 5.5-6 mm. Maturity: Spring and autumn. Habitat: Under stones in dry conditions. Range: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia/Herzegowina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France (Corsica), France (Mainland), Germany, Great Britain (Mainland), Hungary, Ireland, Italy (Mainland), Italy (Sardinia), Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (Mainland), Poland, Portugal (Mainland), Romania, Russia (Central European)?, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (Mainland), Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia (van Helsdingen 2009.1). Global range: Europe, Russia (Platnick 10.0).
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Genus: Sagana Thorell, 1875
Sagana rutilans Thorell, 1875
Range: Austria, Bosnia/Herzegowina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France (Mainland), Germany, Greece (Mainland), Hungary, Italy (Mainland), Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Yugoslavia (van Helsdingen 2009.1). Global range: Europe to Georgia (Platnick 10.0).