Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Sulcia  Kratochvil, 1938   10 species

Sulcia montenegrina  (Kratochvil & Miller, 1939)


Palp: femur strongly curved, median tubercle with a bifid strong spine, tibia with a very particular spatulate strong spine. Prosoma and appendages light brownish. Eyes well developed, with a thin black ring. Chelicerae: promargin with 7 teeth, retromargin with 3 teeth. Legs almost spineless. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length male: 1.6 mm


Additional information

Only one male specimen known. In cave.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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

Kratochvíl J, Miller F (1939) Espèces nouvelles cavernicoles du genre Paraleptoneta (aranéides) découvertes en Yougoslavie. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 80(N. & Rev. 3): 96-115 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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