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Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Mesostalita  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1971   3 species

Mesostalita nocturna  (Roewer, 1931)

Description
Male

Palp: end of bulb with 8 small teeth, embolus at right angles to the axis of bulb. Prosoma 1.5 mm long.

Female

Prosoma 1.5 mm long. Prosoma and appendages red-yellowish. Legs: femur, tibia and metatarsus with spines.

Body length female: 3.4 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Italy, Slovenia, Croatia
Figures
Distribution List
Croatia   (Polak et al., 2012) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) |||
References

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1971b) Beitrag zur Kenntnis höhlenbewohnender Dysderidae (Araneida) aus Jugoslawien. Slovenska Akademija Znanosti in Umetnosti, Razred za Prirodoslovne Vede, Classis IV, Historia Naturalis 14: 95-120 pdf

Gasparo F (1996b) Gasparo, F. (1996b). Sulla presenza del genere Stalita Schiödte (Araneae, Dysderidae) in Friuli (Italia nordorientale). Atti e Memorie, Commissione Grotte "Eugenio Boegan" 33: 47-53 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Polak S, Bedek J, Ozimec R, Zakšek V (2012) Subterranean fauna of twelve Istrian caves. Annales, Series Historia Naturalis 22: 7-24 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
20-05-2021 Distribution update Detail
10-04-2015 Image insert
15-04-2014 Image insert
16-10-2013 Distribution update Detail