Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Oonops  Templeton, 1835   12 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 2019): France
 male  female

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