Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Kryptonesticus  Pavlek & Ribera, 2017   9 species

Kryptonesticus beshkovi  (Deltshev, 1979)

Description
Male

Unknown.

Female

Prosoma pale yellowish, 1.6 mm long. Eyes absent. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin, and with 4 serrated spines. Legs pale yellowish. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length female: 3.9 mm
Additional information

Only 2 females known. In cave. Altitude 1000 m.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Greece (Crete)
Figures
Distribution List
Greece / Crete   (no references) |||
References

Deltshev C D (1979) A contribution to the study of cave spiders (Araneae) in Greece. Four new species (Araneae, Nesticidae, Linyphiidae) from the islands of Crete and Thera. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 13: 53-63 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

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 (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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