Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   32 species

Leptoneta comasi  Ribera, 1978


Palp: tarsus without strip-shaped appendix near its depression.

Body length male: 2.1 mm

Prosoma, sternum and legs light brown. Eyes: anteriors reduced, posteriors absent. Legs: femur and tarsus without spines, tibia I with one spine. Opisthosoma white.

Body length female: 1.8 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain

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

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

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

Ribera C (1978b) Leptoneta comasi n. sp. (Araneae, Leptonetidae) una nueva especie cavernicola del Levante Español. Misc zool 4: 25-29

Ribera C (1988a) La familia Leptonetidae (Arachnida, Araneae) in la Península Ibérica. In Haupt, J. (ed.), XI Europäisches Arachnologisches Colloquium. Technische Universität Berlin Dokumentation Kongresse und Tagungen 38: 267-281

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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