Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1881   126 species

Troglohyphantes henroti  Dresco, 1956


Palp: tibia elongate, with distal brim or apophysis. Cymbium with longitudinal ridge faintly notched or without notch, proximo-mesal part simple, truncated. Lamella with external branch explicitly longer than internal branch. Tip of embolus truncated, dorsal bulge not very pronounced. Radix margin with terminal elevation.


Epigyne large, protruding. Scape not much wider than long or longer than wide. If the scape is much wider than long, then the posterior plate is either apparent in ventral aspect or the posterior lobes are projected beyond the tip of the scape. Fertilization ducts markedly sclerotized.

Additional information

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): France

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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

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