Pholcidae  C. L. Koch, 1850 / Hoplopholcus  Kulczyński, 1908   16 species

Hoplopholcus labyrinthi  (Kulczyński, 1903)


Prosoma 1.6 mm long. Femur I ventrally with a series of small spines.


Prosoma pale reddish-brown, scarcely longer than wide, 1.5 mm long. Sternum wider than long, posteriorly not pointed. Opisthosoma pale brownish, as wide as high, almost spherical.

Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

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Distribution comment: restricted to Crete (Huber 2020)
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Greece (Crete)
Distribution List
Bulgaria  Removed (Naumova et al., 2021) ||| Greece / Crete   (Huber, 2020) |||

Huber B (2020) Revision of the spider genus Hoplopholcus Kulczyński (Araneae, Pholcidae). Zootaxa 4726: 1-94 pdf

Naumova M, Blagoev G, Deltshev D (2021) Fifty spider species new to the Bulgarian fauna, with a review of some dubious species (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa 4984: 228-257 pdf

Senglet A (1971) Note sur les Pholcidae (Arachn.) de Grèce. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44: 345-359 pdf

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

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