Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1882   133 species

Troglohyphantes sordellii  (Pavesi, 1875)


Prosoma and legs reddish yellow. Opisthosoma grey-yellow. Epigyne: Posterioventrad directed hump which is distally narrowed and strongly convex, longer than wide, with 2 lateral lamellae on each side. Distal hooks thickened and protruding over posterior border of the hump.

Prosoma length: 1.0 mm.

Body length female: 3.2 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al., 2022)

Character states from linyphiid key
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Distribution comment: The species is not found in Slovenia (misidentification), it is endemic in the Prealpi Lombarde (Prealpi Luganesi, Alpi and Prealpi Bergamasche, Prealpi Bresciane: Italy and Switzerland).
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Switzerland, Italy
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

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

Fage L (1933b) Sur un Troglohyphantes nouveau des grottes de Lombardie. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 38: 105-107 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Mammola S, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

Pesarini C (2001b) Note sui Troglophyphantes italiani, con descrizione di quattro nuove specie (Araneae Linyphiidae). Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano 142: 109-133 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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