Prosoma amber, 0.48 mm long. Clypeus with a haired tubercle. Opisthosoma blackish. Colulus with 2 bristles.Body length male: 1.0 mm
Epigyne rounded, wider than long, the edge hardly sclerotized. Prosoma 0.35 mm long. Prosoma and sternum light yellow. Eyes: 6, in 2 groups on each side of prosoma. Eyes of Romanian cave specimens are completely reduced. Chelicerae light yellow, promargin with 3 teeth. Legs: tarsal claws with teeth. Opisthosoma white, with long blackish hairs.Body length female: 0.87 mm
Only found in a xerothermic debris block field (Austria), in riparian zone of an alpine stream (South Germany), in a quarry (Belgium), in gravel and in vineyard soil (Switzerland) and a cave in Romania as yet.
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