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Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Mizaga  Simon, 1898   1 species

Mizaga racovitzai  (Fage, 1909)

Description
Male

Pedipalpus without patellar apophysis, tibia with short spoon-like apophysis, with simple bulb, no median apophysis nor conductor, embolus forming one-half circle. Otherwise similar to female

Body length male: 3.8 mm
Female

Posterior eye row straight, labium longer than wide, conspicuously notched at base, sternum longer than wide, prosoma dark orange-brown, legs and sternum slightly lighter, opisthosoma yellowish, covered with short, fine hairs, epigyne mostly membranous.

Body length female: 3.6 mm
Additional information

Spiders live in holes among calcareous algae in the intertidal zones of the Mediterranean Sea and form tubular retreats which are closed by silk when submerged by the incoming tide. These retreats are similar to those from species the genus Desis (Desidae) at coasts of the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean
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Distribution List
Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||
References

Blauwe R de (1973) Revision de la famille des Agelenidae (Araneae) de la région Mediterranéenne. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 49(2): 1-111 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

Roth V D (1967) A redescription of the spider genus Mizaga Simon (Agelenidae), with new synonymy. American Museum Novitates 2291: 1-7 pdf

Simon E (1937) Les arachnides de France 6 (5). Paris (Roret): 979-1298 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
03-09-2013 Image insert
18-06-2013 Datasheet update Detail
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail
09-04-2013 Image insert