Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   32 species

Leptoneta alpica  Simon, 1882


Similar to L. convexa, except the following character: Palp 1 mm long.

Body length male: 2 mm

Similar to L. convexa, except the following characters: Prosoma greenish brown, with a dark borderline. Sternum brownish. Eyes large, equal in size, posteriors less than 0.5 diameter from ALE. Legs greenish brown, femur without spines. Opisthosoma purplish brown.

Body length female: 2 mm
Additional information

In forests, among damp moss or under large stones.

No illustrations for females available.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): France

Fage L (1913) Etudes sur les araignées cavernicoles. II Revision des Leptonetidae. Arch Zool Exp Gener 10: 479-576

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

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

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308

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

09-07-2015 Image insert