Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Oonops  Templeton, 1835   14 species

Oonops placidus  Dalmas, 1916


Palp: tarsus oblong oval. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 1.34-1.4 mm

Spermatheca very small, widely distant from epigastric furrow. Prosoma and legs bright orange-red. Legs: tibia I and II with 5 pairs of ventral spines, metatarsus I and II with 5 or 6 ventral spines in 2 rows, femur I and II with 5 or 6 ventral spines in 2 rows, sometimes 4 tiny spines, or spines absent. Opisthosoma pink.

Body length female: 1.8-2 mm
Additional information

Among litter, in woods, scrublands, juniper heaths.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): France
 male  female
Distribution List
France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) |||

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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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1981c) Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich) (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröff Mus Ferdinandeum 61: 105-150

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

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