Pimoidae  Wunderlich, 1986 / Pimoa  Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943   4 species

Pimoa rupicola  (Simon, 1884)

Description
Male palp with semicircular embolic area. Cymbium flat, circular, with unusual modifications on retrolateral margin. Embolus with 3 processes. Paracymbium no discrete sclerite.
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): France, Italy
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References

Brignoli P M (1971b) Note su ragni cavernicoli italiani (Araneae). Fragm Ent (Roma) 7: 121-229

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

Isaia M, Lana E, Paschetta M, Pantini P, Schönhofer A L, Christian E, Badino G (2011) Aracnidi sotterranei delle Alpi Occidentali italiane (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpiones)/ Subterranean Arachnids of the Western Italian Alps (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpiones). Monografie Del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali Torino XLVII: 1-325

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

Mammola S, Hormiga G, Arnedo M A, Isaia M (2016) Unexpected diversity in the relictual European spiders of the genus Pimoa (Araneae : Pimoidae). Invertebrate Systematics 30: 566-587 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Pesarini C (unpubl.)

Thaler K (1976b) Two remarkable relict Arachnids from northern Italy:  Sabacon simoni Dresco (Opiliones: Ischyropsalididae), Louisfaga rupicola (Simon) (Araneae: Tetragnathidae?). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 3 (8): 205-210

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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