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Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Histopona  Thorell, 1869   23 species

Histopona palaeolithica  (Brignoli, 1971)

Description
Female

Prosoma yellowish orange, slightly darker in cephalic region. Sternum yellowish. Opisthosoma yellowish-white.

Body length female: 4.85 mm
Additional information

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Naumova et al. (2016a): see H. petrovi
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy
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References

Brignoli P M (1971a) Contributo alla conoscenza degli Agelenidae Italiani (Araneae). Fragm Entomol 8: 57-142

Brignoli P M (1977b) Ragni d'Italia XXVII. Nuovi dati su Agelenidae, Argyronetidae, Hahniidae, Oxyopidae e Pisauridae cavernicoli ed epigei (Araneae). Quad Mus Speleol "V. Rivera" 4: 3-117

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1983) The genus Histopona Thorell (Araneae, Agelenidae) with description of two new cave-dwelling species. Mémoires de Biospéologie 10: 325-337 pdf

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

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

Mammola S, Milano F, Isaia M (2019a) Taxonomy, ecology and conservation of the cave-dwelling spider Histopona palaeolithica, with the description of H. petrovi sp. nov. (Araneae: Agelenidae). Journal of Arachnology 47: 317-325 pdf

Naumova M V, Lazarov S, Petrov B, Deltshev C (2016a) New faunistic data on the cave-dwelling spiders in the Balkan Peninsula (Araneae). Ecologia Montenegrina 7: 425-438 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

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

Updates
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