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

Stalita taenaria  Schiödte, 1847


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

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)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Italy, Slovenia, Croatia

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