Hahniidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Mastigusa  Menge, 1854   3 species

Mastigusa arietina  (Thorell, 1871)

Description

Conductor with slender terminal part, very long and uniformly bent. Epigyne posteriorly with bright median area, entrance ducts very thin and densely convoluted. Prosoma light yellow-brown. Sternum yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma light yellowish, sometimes with brownish or blackish vague pattern.

Body length male: 3-3.5 mm
Body length female: 3-3.5 mm
Additional information

Under bark or in formicaries

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Frequency: Widely distributed, rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
all the year round (?)
Figures
References

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Loksa I (1969) Pokok I-Araneae I. Fauna Hungariae 97: 2.1-2.133

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

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World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (1986) Spinnenfauna gestern und heute: Fossile Spinnen in Bernstein und ihre heute lebenden Verwandten. Quelle & Meyer, Wiesbaden. 283 pp. pdf

Updates
24-09-2018 Image insert
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value