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Eresus
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male E. kollari
Scientific classification
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Eresidae
Genus:
Eresus

Walckenaer, 1805
Species

please see list with 7 common ones

Diversity
ca. 20 species

The Eresus or Ladybird spider is a type of velvet spider with spots on its back resembling a ladybug.

Species

  • Eresus kollari Rossi, 1846Europe to Central Asia
  • Eresus moravicus Řezáč, 2008Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia
  • Eresus robustus Franganillo, 1918 — Spain
  • Eresus rotundiceps Simon, 1873Ukraine, Turkmenistan
  • Eresus ruficapillus C. L. Koch, 1846Sicily, Croatia
  • Eresus sandaliatus (Martini & Goeze, 1778) — Northern Europe
  • Eresus walckenaeri Brullé, 1832 — Mediterranean
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