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 2021): Spain
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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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. Miscellanea Zoologica 4: 25-29 pdf

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 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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