Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   32 species

Leptoneta berlandi  Machado & Ribera, 1986

Body length male: 2.1 mm

Prosoma, sternum and legs pale yellow. Eyes: posteriors more than one diameter from ALE. Legs: femur and metatarsus without spines, tibia with 2 dorsal spines. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length female: 1.9 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

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

Machado A de B, Ribera C (1986) Araneidos cavernicolas de Portugal: Familia Leptonetidae (Araneae). Actas X Congreso Internacional de Aracnologia, Barcelona 1: 355-366 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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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