Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Sulcia  Kratochvil, 1938   10 species

Sulcia mirabilis  Kratochvil, 1938


Palp: tibia apically with 2 very unequal, long and curved spines, in the middle with 3 ventral, equal tubercles bearing spines, tarsus with a long spine on the apical third. Opisthosoma twice as long as wide.

Body length male: 2.1-2.3 mm

Palp: tarsal claw with 3 or 4 teeth. Eyes small. Chelicerae: promargin with 8 teeth, retromargin with 6 or 7 teeth. Legs: metatarsus I equal or slightly shorter than femur I. Opisthosoma slightly longer than wide, covered with numerous hairs.

Body length female: 2.4-2.5 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Montenegro
Distribution List
Montenegro   (no references) |||

Kratochvíl J (1938b) Étude sur les araignées cavernicoles du genre Sulcia nov. gen. Práce Moravské Přírodovědecké Společnosti 11(3): 1-25 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

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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