Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   32 species

Leptoneta lantosquensis  Dresco, 1987


Similar to L. convexa and L. crypticola, except the following character: Palp: tarsal appendix tape-shaped, short and obtuse.


Similar to L. convexa and L. crypticola, except the following characters: Palp: femur 1.1 times the length of tarsus, tarsus 1.25 times the length of tibia. Eyes: posteriors smaller than anteriors, posterior eyes 1.5 diameters from ALE. Legs: femur, tibia, metatarsus and tarsus without spines.

Additional information

No data. Probably cave-dwelling.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
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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