Pimoidae  Wunderlich, 1986 / Pimoa  Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943   4 species

Pimoa breuili  (Fage, 1931)


Prosoma and legs yellowish red, sternum darker. Opisthosoma: dorsally with 2 rows of 3 blackish spots, posterior part with blackish transverse stripes, sides with 2 blackish longitudinal bands, venter greyish black.

Body length female: 12 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain

Fage L (1931) Araneae, 5e série, précédée d'un essai sur l'évolution souterraine et son déterminisme. In Biospeologica, LV. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale 71: 91-291 pdf

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

Hormiga G (1994) A revision and cladistic analysis of the spider family Pimoidae (Araneoidea: Araneae). Smithson Contrib Zool 549: 1-104

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

22-05-2019 Datasheet update Old value
08-07-2014 Image insert