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Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Dipoenata  Wunderlich, 1988   1 species

Dipoenata cana  Kritscher, 1996

Description
Male

Unknown.

Female

Epigyne very sclerotized. Vulva: the first pair of seminal receptacles oval and smaller than the seconds, vulva similar to those of Dipoena braccata and D. tristis, but differs in size of the seminal receptacles. Prosoma and sternum uniform grey. Prosoma 1.4 mm long. Eyes: posterior row recurved, PME scarcely closer to one another than to PLE. Legs pale yellow, femur I, II and IV apically darker. Opisthosoma oval, dark, with dense grey hairs.

Body length female: 2.7 mm
Additional information

Only one female known. Near a pond, under stones.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Malta
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Distribution List
Malta   ( no references ) |||
References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Kritscher E (1996) Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Spinnen-Fauna der Maltesischen Inseln (Chelicerata: Araneae). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie B 98: 117-156 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

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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