Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Sulcia  Kratochvíl, 1938   10 species

Sulcia mirabilis  Kratochvíl, 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., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Montenegro
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.

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, 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

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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