Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Devade  Simon, 1884   2 species

Devade tenella  (Tyschchenko, 1965)


Resembles D. indistincta, but smaller and different armature of palpal tibia and cymbium. Palp: femur with one prolateral apical spine. Prosoma length: 1.1-1.5 mm, prosoma width: 0.9-1.1 mm.


Resembles D. indistincta, but smaller and differing in the shape of the fissure of the epigynal median septum. Prosoma length: 1.1-1.5 mm, prosoma width: 0.9-1.2 mm.

Additional information

Associated with damp saline bogs, running actively on the ground surface at night.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Ukraine to China, Iran

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13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value
18-06-2013 Image insert