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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1882   132 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 2022): Italy
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Distribution List
Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||
References

Brignoli P M (1971d) Note su ragni cavernicoli italiani (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 7: 121-229 pdf

Brignoli P M (1975a) Ragni d'Italia XXV. Su alcuni ragni cavernicoli dell'Italia settentrionale (Araneae). Notiziario del Circolo Speleologico Romano 20: 7-39 pdf

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 (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1987a) Two species of Troglohyphantes (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from Monti Lessini, northern Italy: T. exul n. sp., T. ruffoi Caporiacco. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 151-156 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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