Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1881   126 species

Troglohyphantes typhlonetiformis  Absolon & Kratochvil, 1932


Prosoma yellow-brownish, unpigmented, head with row of bristles, eyes nearly completely reduced. Prosoma length: 1.01 mm, prosoma width: 0.91 mm. Legs yellow-brownish.

Body length male: 2.1 mm

Prosoma length: 1.06 mm, prosoma width: 0.82 mm.

Body length female: 2.64 mm
Additional information

endemic cave species

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Austria, Slovenia
 male  female

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1978b) Revision of the cave-dwelling and related spiders of the genus Troglohyphantes Joseph (Linyphiidae), with special reference to the yugoslav species. Razpr Slov Akad Znan Umet (Prirod Ved) 23: 1-221

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

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

Thaler K (1999) Troglophantes typhlonetiformis Absolon et Kratochvil - neu für Österreich (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Carinthia II 189 (109): 467-469

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

24-09-2013 Datasheet update Old value
24-09-2013 Image insert