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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1881   126 species

Troglohyphantes ruffoi  Caporiacco, 1936

Description

Cymbium with a conical hump and a finger-like process. Lamella characteristica F-shaped in lateral view, variable. Epigyne protruding, posterior margin forming a right angle in lateral view. Prosoma brownish yellow. Eyes normal. Sternum and opisthosoma greyish

Body length male: 2.8-3.2 mm
Body length female: 2.8-3.6 mm
Additional information

Under stones

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy
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References

Brignoli P M (1971b) Note su ragni cavernicoli italiani (Araneae). Fragm Ent (Roma) 7: 121-229

Brignoli P M (1975a) Ragni d'Italia XXV. Su alcuni ragni cavernicoli dell'Italia settentrionale (Araneae). Notiziario Circolo Speleologico Romano 20: 1-35

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

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 (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

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