Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1881   126 species

Troglohyphantes exul  Thaler, 1987


Cymbium with a short dorsal excresence; Epigyne strongly protruding. Prosoma, chelicerae and legs reddish yellow. Opisthosoma whitish. Eyes reduced, anterior median eyes absent

Body length male: 2.9-3.0 mm
Body length female: 2.9-3.0 mm
Additional information

In caves

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Italy

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

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at pdf

Pesarini C (1988b) Osservazioni su alcuni Troglohyphantes della fauna italiana, con descrizione di due nuove specie (Araneae Linyphiidae).   Atti Soc Ital Sc Nat Mus Civ Stor Nat Milano 129: 237-247

Thaler K (1987a) Two species of Troglohyphantes (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from Monti Lessini, northern Italy: T. exul n. sp., T. ruffoi Caporiacco. Bull Br arachnol Soc 7: 151-156

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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