Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1881   126 species

Troglohyphantes schenkeli  (Miller, 1937)


Male unknown.


Prosoma light yellow, with indistinct reticulate pattern, sometimes with grey spot, thoracic part with broad black margin, area of anterior median eyes black. Prosoma length: 0.9 mm. Chelicerae light yellow, promargin with 3 teeth, retromargin with 5 very small teeth. Sternum dark grey-brown, shiny. Legs yellow-brown or reddish yellow, tibiae basally with light ring. Opisthosoma grey-brown.

Body length female: 2.0-2.1 mm
Additional information

In wet moss, 900-1000 m a.s.l.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Distribution comment: species inquirenda
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Slovakia

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

Miller F (1937) Neue Spinnenarten (Araneae) aus der Cechoslovakischen Rupublik, II. Festschr Strand 2: 563-570

Miller F (1971) Pavouci-Araneida In: Daniel M & Cerny V. (Hrsg.) Klic zvireny CSSR, Dil. IV. Ceskoslovenska Akademie Ved, Prag: 51-306

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

19-09-2018 Distribution update Old value
26-10-2015 Image insert