Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Stalita  Schiödte, 1847   4 species

Stalita taenaria  Schiödte, 1847

Description
Male

Palp: bulb long, almost cylindrical, end of bulb with numerous long teeth, tip of embolus claw-shaped. Prosoma flat, deeply dark rust brown. Legs red-brown, with numerous spines only on tibiae and femora, partly wisp-like. Opisthosoma bright ivory-coloured, longish oval, densely haired.

Body length male: 6.7 mm
Female

Vulva: anterior part T-shaped. Prosoma 3.2-3.7 mm long. Chelicerae: promargin with 3 teeth, retromargin with one tooth.

Body length female: 7-9 mm
Additional information

living in caves

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Italy, Slovenia, Croatia
Figures
References

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1978a) Les araignées du genre Rhode de Yougoslavie (Araneae, Dysderidae). Int J Speleol 9: 251-266

Deeleman-Reinhold C L, Deeleman P R (1988) Revision des Dysderinae (Araneae, Dysderidae), les espèces mediterranéennes occidentales exceptées. Tijdschr Ent 131: 141-269

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

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Kratochvíl J (1970) Cavernicole Dysderae. Acta Sc Nat Brno 4: 1-62

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

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

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.)

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

Updates
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