Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Aituaria  Esyunin & Efimik, 1998   1 species

Aituaria pontica  (Spassky, 1932)

Description
Male

Colouration yellowish. Opisthosoma with dark lateral markings.

Body length male: 4.0 mm
Female

Prosoma light yellow, cephalic part with long setae and 3 blackish lines on the sides. Prosoma length: 1.36-2.5 mm. Chelicerae: promargin with 3 teeth. Sternum yellow, with black markings. Legs yellow, ventral side partly black. Opisthosoma: anterior part of dorsum ash-grey, posterior part weakly pointed.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Ukraine, Russia (Europe, Urals, Caucasus), Georgia
Figures
References

Esyunin S L (2017) New data on Aituaria pontica (Spassky, 1932) (Aranei: Nesticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 26: 241-243 pdf

Esyunin S L, Efimik V E (1998) Remarks on the Ural spider fauna, 8. New and unidentified species from steppe landscapes of the south Urals (Arachnida: Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 7: 145-152

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Marusik Y M, Fedoriak M M, Koponen S, Prokopenko E V, Voloshyn V L (2017b) Taxonomic notes on two species of Nesticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) in the Ukraine, with the first description of the male of Carpathonesticus eriashvilii. Arachnology 17: 302-308 pdf

Mcheidze T S (1979) New species of spiders of the genus Dysdera Latr. (Dysderidae) occurring in Georgia. Soobshch Akad Nauk gruz SSR 94: 465-468

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
02-05-2019 Image insert
02-10-2017 Distribution update Old value
29-05-2015 Image insert