Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1881   126 species

Troglohyphantes marqueti  (Simon, 1884)


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 acuminate. Radix margin with subterminal elevation. Internal branch of lamella lamellate, distally widening, without apophysis.


Epigyne large, protruding, distal margin strongly excised. Scape much wider than long and posterior plate not apparent in ventral aspect and posterior lobes of lateral plates not projected beyond the tip of the scape. Fertilization ducts sclerotized.

Body length female: 4-5.3 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain, France

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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

Simon E (1929) Les arachnides de France 6 (3). Paris (Roret): 533 - 772

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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