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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Asthenargus  Simon & Fage, 1922   9 species

Asthenargus bracianus  Miller, 1938

Description

Prosoma brownish, bright. Legs brownish, bright. Opisthosoma blackish.

Body length male: 1.6-1.8 mm
Body length female: 1.6-1.8 mm
Additional information

Sporadically in caves, in xerothermic locations, in dry forests, in deeper soil layers or microcavernicol, winter-active

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Central, Eastern Europe
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Distribution List
Albania   (van Helsdingen & IJland, 2015) ||| Austria   (Thaler, 1991a) ||| Croatia   (Milosevic, 2002) ||| Greece   (Thaler, 1991a) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (Naumova et al., 2016a) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Romania   (Weiss & Petrișor, 1999) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) |||
References

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S (2015) A quick scan of the spider fauna in the surroundings of Përmet, Albania (Arachnida, Araneae) - preliminary report. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 35: 15-33 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

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

Milosevic B (2002) Aranea – Popis vrsta – Checklist. Hrvatsko entomološko društvo – Inventar entomofaune Hrvatske [Aranea – List of species – Checklist. Croatian Entomological Society – Inventory of Croatian entomofauna]. pdf

Naumova M V, Lazarov S, Petrov B, Deltshev C (2016a) New faunistic data on the cave-dwelling spiders in the Balkan Peninsula (Araneae). Ecologia Montenegrina 7: 425-438 pdf

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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1991a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen-VIII (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 98: 165-184 pdf

Weiss I, Petrișor A (1999) List of the spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from Romania. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 41: 79-107 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1969) Zur Spinnenfauna Deutschlands, IX. Beschreibung seltener oder bisher unbekannter Arten (Arachnida: Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 50: 381-393 pdf

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