Dysderidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Stalita  Schiödte, 1847   4 species

Stalita pretneri  Deeleman-Reinhold, 1971


Bulb cylindrical, embolus at right angles to the axis of bulb. Prosoma 4.1 mm long. Chelicerae: promargin with 3 teeth, retromargin with one tooth. Legs: anterior metatarsus and patella I spineless, femur I with more than 40 spines, other segments with numerous spines.



Additional information

Only one male specimen known. In cave.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Distribution comment: Slovenia (Deltshev 2008b) not counted.
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Croatia
Distribution List
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Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1971b) Beitrag zur Kenntnis höhlenbewohnender Dysderidae (Araneida) aus Jugoslawien. Razpr Slov Akad Znan Umet 14: 95-120

Deltshev C D (2008b) Faunistic diversity and zoogeography of cave-dwelling spiders on the Balkan Peninsula. p. 327-348. In: Makarov S E & Dimitrijevic R N (Eds): Advances in arachnology and developmental biology. Papers dedicated to Prof. Dr. Božidar Curcic. Monographs 12. 517 pp. pdf

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

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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