Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Oonops  Templeton, 1835   14 species

Oonops domesticus  Dalmas, 1916

Description

Bulbus distally broad spoon-shaped. Epigyne without sclerotised external parts. Prosoma light red, pale. Tibia I with 5 pairs of ventral spines. Opisthosoma brighter than prosoma.

Body length male: 1.6-1.8 mm
Body length female: 1.9-2 mm
Additional information

In buildings, old collections, paper etc., feeds possibly on booklice, nocturnal, strikingly slow movements with fast sprints, several cocoons with only 2 eggs

Since a few decades, this species shows some spreading tendencies within Europe. Nevertheless, it shall not be listed as alien or invasive because it is native for Europe.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Georgia
Phenology
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References

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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
29-12-2015 Image insert
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value