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.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Madeira, Mediterranean, Russia (Europe), Caucasus
Females and males in late summer, autumn and winter, females with egg sacs in September.
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.

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) |||

Barrientos J A, Blasco A, Ferrández M A, Godall P, Pérez P, Rambla M, Urones M C (1985) Artrópodos epigeos del macizo de San Juan de la Peña (Jaca, Prov. de Huesca): XII. Familias de araneidos de escasa representación. Pirineos 126: 211-234 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Bosselaers J (2018) Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Gavarres (Catalonia, Spain) and the adjacent coastal region - part I: 2012-2013. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 33(Suppl.): 1-103 pdf

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

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

Hänggi A, Gloor D (2020) Vom Wert alter Amateursammlungen – vier Spinnenarten neu für die Schweiz in der Sammlung Ketterer. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 88-96 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

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

Simon E (1914) Les arachnides de France 6 (1). Paris (Roret): 1-308 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (14.02.2023) 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

24-07-2020 Image insert
24-04-2020 Distribution update Detail
24-04-2020 Image insert
24-04-2020 Distribution insert Detail
06-12-2018 Image insert
21-03-2017 Distribution update Detail
21-03-2017 Image insert
16-04-2013 Image insert