Mimetidae  Simon, 1881 / Ero  C. L. Koch, 1837   8 species

Ero flammeola  Simon, 1881


Palp male: tibia approximately 3.5 times as long as wide. Cymbium oval, flat, retrolaterally with small tooth. Conductor with prolateral furrow. Paracymbium broad, semicircular, with low hump. Prosoma brown-red, with a dark border wider backwards. Prosoma 1.6 mm long. Sternum brown-red. Legs brown-red, annulated. Opisthosomal tubercles very flat.

Body length male: 2.6 mm

Epigyne forms a round tubercle, copulatory opening slit-shaped anteriorly. Vulva with diverging entrance ducts, ending in large, round receptacula. Prosoma with a wide dark border, and a simple median dark line on the thoracic part. Anterior eyes equal or the medians a little smaller. Opisthosoma with 2 obtuse tubercles.

Body length female: 2.25-3.5 mm
Additional information

In Mediterranean area.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Canary Is., Portugal to Greece (Corfu), Turkey, Israel

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