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Synaphridae  Wunderlich, 1986 / Synaphris  Simon, 1894   4 species

Synaphris dalmatensis  Wunderlich, 1980

Description
Male

Characters as in female, but prosoma high and convex, and PME 0.5 diameter apart. Palp: femur thin, patella almost as wide as long, tibia large.

Body length male: 0.9 mm
Female

Epigyne dark, with a pair of dark brown round structures. Prosoma dark brown, 0.42 mm long. Sternum as long as wide, coxae IV 1.5 their diameter apart. Eyes: anterior eyes scarcely larger than posteriors, lateral eyes scarcely larger than medians, PME much closer to each other than to PLE, PME one diameter apart, median ocular area rectangular. Clypeus high, a little concave. Chelicerae: anterior margin with one tooth, posterior margin without tooth but with long hairs. Legs uniformly light brown, tibia with 4 dorsal spines. Opisthosoma dark grey, long oval.

Body length female: 0.9 mm
Additional information

In garrigue on stony ground, under stones. Altitude 30-100 m a.s.l. This species probably constructs a sheet web.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Croatia
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 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

Wunderlich J (1980a) Über europäische Symphytognathidae (Arach.: Araneae). Verh Naturwiss Ver Hamburg 23: 259-273

Wunderlich J (1987) Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops Verlag Langen, West Germany

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