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Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Carpathonesticus  Lehtinen & Saaristo, 1980   20 species

Carpathonesticus spelaeus  (Szombathy, 1917)

Description
Male

Prosoma 2.4 mm long.

Female

Prosoma pale yellowish, 2.4 mm long. Prosoma and opisthosoma with very faint pattern. Sternum and appendages pale reddish yellow. Eyes ringed with light brownish.

Additional information

In caves, also outdoors, under calcareous blocks.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Romania
Figures
References

Fage L (1931) Araneae, 5e série, précédée d'un essai sur l'évolution souterraine et son déterminisme. In Biospeologica, LV. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 71: 91-291 pdf

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

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

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
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