Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Domitius  Ribera, 2018   8 species

Domitius luquei  (Ribera & Guerao, 1995)


Prosoma 1.8 mm long. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 3.9 mm

Prosoma whitish, sometimes with a thin grey borderline. Prosoma 1.5 mm long. Eyes well developed, ringed with brown, PME more than one diameter apart. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin. Legs whitish or pale yellowish. Opisthosoma whitish or greyish, sometimes with 2 pairs of dorsal faint patches.

Body length female: 3.5 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Spain
 male  female
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.

Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 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, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 pdf

Ribera C (2018) A new genus of nesticid spiders from western European Peninsulas (Araneae, Nesticidae). Zootaxa 4407: 229-240 pdf

Ribera C, Guerao G (1995) Nesticus luquei n. sp. (Arachnida, Araneae) une nouvelle espece cavernicole du nord de l'espagne. Mémoires de Biospéologie 22: 121-124 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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