Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Typhlonesticus  Kulczyński, 1914   6 species

Typhlonesticus obcaecatus  (Simon, 1907)


Prosoma 1.4 mm long. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 3.7 mm

Prosoma and appendages pale yellowish. Prosoma 1.4 mm long. Eyes very small, AME absent. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin. Opisthosoma uniform greyish.

Body length female: 5-6 mm
Additional information

In caves. Altitude 1200 m.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Spain
Distribution List
Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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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

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WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf