Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Sardostalita  Gasparo, 1999   1 species

Sardostalita patrizii  (Roewer, 1956)


Prosoma 3.9-4.2 mm long.

Body length male: 9.2 mm

Prosoma brownish, without fovea or stria, cephalic part square in front. Prosoma 3.9-4.3 mm long. Sternum yellowish. Eyes absent. Legs yellowish.

Body length female: 9.7-10 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy (Sardinia)
Distribution List
Italy / Sardinia   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) |||

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Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

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