Titanoecidae  Lehtinen, 1967 / Titanoeca  Thorell, 1870   15 species

Titanoeca spominima  (Taczanowski, 1866)

Description

Tibial apophysis with U-shaped process and short thorn. Epigyne with slanting copulatory openings, sometimes appearing triangular. Posterior margin of epigyne not grooved. Prosoma orange-brown. Sternum grey, darkened. Legs brown, grey darkened dorsally. Opisthosoma dark grey to black.

Body length male: 2.9-4.6 mm
Body length female: 2.9-4.6 mm
Additional information

On sandy ground with scarce vegetation

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Albania: Vrenozi (pers. comm.); Hungary: Gallé & Fehér (2006); Ukraine: Singaevsky (pers. comm.; in prep.)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Sweden, Central Europe
Phenology
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Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Austria   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019; ) |||
References

Gallé R, Fehér B (2006) Edge effect on spider assemblages. Tiscia 35: 37-40

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm

Kupryjanowicz J (1997b) Titanoeca psammophila Wunderlich, 1993 in Poland (Araneae: Titanoecidae) Bull Polish Acad Sci biol Sci 44: 57-60

Milasowszky N, Bauchhenss E, Freudenschuss M, Hepner M, Komposch C, Zulka K P (2015) Erstnachweise von Spinnen in Österreich (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Linyphiidae, Lycosidae, Philodromidae, Theridiidae, Titanoecidae, Salticidae). Biodiversität und Naturschutz in Ostösterreich ‐ BCBEA 1/2: 296-303 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V, Khnykin A S (2013) Spiders (Aranei) of Volgograd sity and its environs. The South of Russia: ecology, development 4: 109-136

Roberts M J (1995) Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins Field Guide Bath

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

Updates
19-01-2016 Distribution update Detail
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail
24-04-2015 Distribution update Detail
13-05-2014 Distribution update Detail