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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Lessertia  Smith, 1908   2 species

Lessertia barbara  (Simon, 1884)

Description
Male

Prosoma and legs yellow-brown. Prosoma length: 1.25 mm, prosoma width: 0.97 mm. Opisthosoma pale grey.

Body length male: 2.3-2.7 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 1.35 mm, prosoma width: 1.09 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 2.5-3.3 mm
Additional information

Mainly cavernicolous.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, Morocco, Algeria
Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, 2007) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019; Brignoli, 1979e) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, 2007) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

Bosmans R (2007) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XII. Miscellaneous erigonine genera and additional records (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 143: 117-163 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Brignoli P M (1979e) Ragni d'Italia XXXII. Specie cavernicole di Sicilia (Araneae). Animalia 5: 273-286 pdf

Denis J (1968b) Notes d'aranéologie marocaine. X. Les érigonides du Maroc. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Naturelles du Maroc 47: 137-164 pdf

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

Millidge A F (1977) The conformation of the male palpal organs of linyphiid spiders, and its application to the taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of the family (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 1-60 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

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

Wunderlich J (1995e) Zur Taxonomie europäischer Gattungen der Zwergspinnen (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 643-654 pdf

Updates
24-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
17-12-2013 Datasheet update Detail
17-12-2013 Image insert