Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   32 species

Leptoneta condei  Dresco, 1987


Similar to L. convexa, except the following characters: Palp: bulb with the median apophysis bearing an apical strong curved spine, tarsal appendix tape-shaped, with a triangular tip. Legs: tibia without apical spines.


Similar to L. convexa, except the following characters: Eyes: posteriors almost as large as anteriors, posterior eyes slightly more than one diameter from ALE. Legs: femur and metatarsus without spines, tibia with 2 dorsal spines.

Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): France
Distribution List
France   (no references) |||

Dresco E (1987) Étude des Leptoneta: Leptoneta (Araneae, Leptonetidae) du sud-est de la France. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (4) 9 (A): 633-650 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

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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