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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Palliduphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2001   44 species

Palliduphantes spelaeorum  (Kulczyński, 1914)

Description
Male

Prosoma yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey. Legs yellowish. Palp: paracymbium big with characteristic processes. Terminal apophyses narrow and serrated. Lamella strong and forked, both branches well-developed and diverging.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.

Body length male: 2.01 mm
Female

Colouration as in male.

Prosoma length: 0.9 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.

Body length female: 2.19 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): SE Europe (Balkans)
Figures
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)

Brignoli P M (1971c) Contributo alla conoscenza dei ragni cavernicoli della Jugoslavia. Fragm ent 7: 103-119

Brignoli P M (1980a) Secondo contributo alla conoscenza dei ragni cavernicoli della Jugoslavia (Araneae). Revue suisse Zool 87: 183-192

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
03-09-2013 Image insert