Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Stalagtia  Kratochvil, 1970   7 species

Stalagtia monospina  (Absolon & Kratochvil, 1933)


Prosoma 3.5 mm long. Eyes absent. Legs: tarsus, patella, metatarsus I and II all spineless, tibia, metatarsus III and IV and femur with spines.


Prosoma 3.2 mm long.

Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Montenegro

Absolon K, Kratochvíl J (1933) Über höhlenbewohnende Arachniden. Vorläufige Mitteilung. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae Biologicae 29: 595-600 pdf

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

Kratochvíl J (1970) Cavernicole Dysderae. Acta Sc Nat Brno 4: 1-62

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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