Cybaeidae  Banks, 1892 / Mastigusa  Menge, 1854   3 species

Mastigusa lucifuga  (Simon, 1898)


Male unknown.


Epigyne large, reddish, flat and haired. Prosoma, chelicerae and sternum reddish brown, anterior eyes surrounded with black. Opisthosoma pale reddish brown. Spinnerets brown.

Body length female: 2.5 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): France
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

France   (no references) |||

Mammola S, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 pdf

Simon E (1898a) Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris, 2: 193-380 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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

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