Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Orchestina  Simon, 1882   11 species

Orchestina longipes  Dalmas, 1922


Palp: bulb large, longer than tibia, at the top with a round protuberance, embolus tubular. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 1.15-1.3 mm

Spermatheca circular, widely distant from the epigastric furrow. Prosoma pale orange, with a thin borderline. Sternum same colour, or a little lighter. Median eyes irregular rectangular, more narrow in front, eyes ringed with black. Legs same colour as prosoma. Opisthosoma lighter, especially below.

Body length female: 1.4-1.45 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy
Adults of both sexes in spring and winter.
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Brignoli P M (1967a) Su alcuni Oonopidae delle isole Ponziane. Fragmenta Entomologica 4: 141-148 pdf

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

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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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