Uloboridae  Thorell, 1869 / Hyptiotes  Walckenaer, 1837   4 species

Hyptiotes flavidus  (Blackwall, 1862)


Palp: bulb with a terminal apophysis red, obtuse, almost straight, embolus very long, its origin near the base of the bulb. Prosoma 1.0-1.2 mm long.

Body length male: 2.2-3.0 mm

Prosoma slightly longer than wide, 1.1-1.5 mm long. Clypeus more protuding than in other species.

Body length female: 4.0-4.5 mm
Additional information

In pine forests, oak forests and on shrubs.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Madeira, Mediterranean, Russia (Europe), Caucasus
Females and males in late summer, autumn and winter, females with egg sacs in September.
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Germany   (Wunderlich, 2017) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (Hänggi & Gloor, 2020) |||

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Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

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Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (2017) Descriptions, notes and synonyms of some mainly Mediterranean and Macaronesian spiders (Araneae) of various families. Beiträge zur Araneologie 10: 298-326, 354 pdf

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