Anapidae  Simon, 1895 / Zangherella  Caporiacco, 1949   3 species

Zangherella apuliae  (Caporiacco, 1949)

Description

Prosoma with scaly projection on posterior part of petiolus. Tarsus I prolaterally with 6 robust, short spines. Opisthosoma dorsally with scutellum, lacking in females.

Body length male: 1.0 mm
Body length female: 1.0 mm
Additional information

East Mediterranean species, in litter of bushy forest, under stones, probably crevices of stony debris. Strongly modified anapid orb web, similar to Comaroma simoni.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy, Greece, Turkey
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Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

Brignoli P M (1974b) Ragni di Grecia VI. Specie nuove o interessanti delle isole Ionie e della Morea (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 81: 155-175 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info 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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K, Knoflach B (1998b) Die Zangherella-Arten Italiens (Araneae, Anapidae): Verbreitung und Merkmale. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 71: 73-81 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1980d) Über europäische Symphytognathidae (Arach.: Araneae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 23: 259-273 pdf

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