Anapidae  Simon, 1895 / Zangherella  Caporiacco, 1949   3 species

Zangherella algerica  (Simon, 1895)

Description

Palp reduced in female, only stumps. Opisthosoma dorsally with scutum in both sexes, sclerotised rings around petiolus and spinnerets.

Body length male: 0.8 mm
Body length female: 0.8 mm
Additional information

In the litter layer of bushy forest. Strongly modified anapid orb web, similar to Comaroma simoni.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Algeria, Tunisia
Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Brignoli, 1968a) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019; Brignoli, 1968a) ||| Tunisia   (Brignoli, 1981b) |||
References

Brignoli P M (1968a) Über zwei italienische Pseudanapis-Arten (Arachnida: Araneae: Symphytognathidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 49: 131-136 pdf

Brignoli P M (1981b) New or interesting Anapidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 88: 109-134 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K, Knoflach B (1998b) Die Zangherella-Arten Italiens (Araneae, Anapidae): Verbreitung und Merkmale. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 71: 73-81 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1980d) Über europäische Symphytognathidae (Arach.: Araneae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 23: 259-273 pdf

Updates
14-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
14-05-2020 Distribution insert Detail
18-12-2014 Image insert