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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Antrohyphantes  Dumitrescu, 1971   3 species

Antrohyphantes sophianus  (Drensky, 1931)

Description
Male

Prosoma pear-shaped. Chelicerae with 4 slender teeth on promargin. Legs very long and thin. Palp: Characteristic. Patella ends over tibia in two barrel-shaped parallel processes. Tibia with two apophyses, outer one simple und inner one complicated, flat and broad.

Prosoma length: 1.5 mm, prosoma width: 1.1 mm.

Female

Prosoma pear-shaped. Chelicerae with 4 slender teeth on promargin. Legs very long and thin. Opisthosoma bright, strongly domed, as high as long, with erect hairs. Epigyne: With long, protruding scape which end at the middle of the opisthosoma.

Prosoma length: 1.5 mm, prosoma width: 1.2 mm.

Additional information

In caves only.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Bulgaria
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References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Deltshev C D (1988b) The genus Fageiella Kratochvil and the genus Antrohyphantes Dumitresco (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Lepthyphanteae) in the caves of Balkan Peninsula. In Haupt, J. (ed.), XI Europäisches Arachnologisches Colloquium. Technische Universität Berlin Dokumentation Kongresse und Tagungen 38: 293-302

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

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 (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
28-09-2016 Datasheet update Old value
25-03-2014 Image insert