Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptoneta  Simon, 1872   32 species

Leptoneta olivacea  Simon, 1882


Similar to L. convexa, except the following character: Palp 1.5 mm long.

Body length male: 2.7-3 mm

Similar to L. convexa, except the following characters: Palp: femur much longer than tarsus, tarsus as long as tibia and patella together. Prosoma light greenish brown. Eyes small, posteriors much smaller than anteriors, posterior eyes 2.5 diameters from ALE. Legs very long with numerous spines.

Body length female: 2.7-3 mm
Additional information

In caves and underground gallery.

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

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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