Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   34 species

Leptoneta corsica  Fage, 1943


Similar to L. convexa, except the following character: Palp 1.3 mm long.


Similar to L. convexa, except the following characters: Palp: femur as long as tarsus, tarsus longer than tibia and patella together. Eyes slightly surrounded with black, posteriors smaller than anteriors, posterior eyes slightly more than one diameter from ALE. Legs: femur and metatarsus without spines, tibia with 2 dorsal spines, without apical spines.

Body length female: 2.5 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): France (Corsica)
Distribution List
France / Corsica   (no references) |||

Dresco E (1986) Etude des Leptoneta. Leptoneta corsica Fage (Araneae, Leptonetidae). Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 122: 35-39 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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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