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Titanoecidae  Lehtinen, 1967 / Pandava  Lehtinen, 1967   1 species

Pandava laminata  (Thorell, 1878)

Description
Male

Pedipalp: Tibia longish with a distinct kink. Prolateral tibial apophysis with several tips and edges, partly merged. Colouration reddish-brown, dark brown to suffused with black.

Body length male: 5.8 mm
Female

Epigyne semi-circular, somewhat wider than long. Broad median septum, converging anteriorly and posteriorly, not reaching epigastric furrow.

Body length female: 5.2-7.5 mm
Additional information

This species of Asian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe and did establish.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: introduced
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka to China, New Guinea, French Polynesia (Germany, Poland, Hungary, introduced)
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References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Jäger P (2008) Pandava laminata, eine weitere nach Deutschland importierte Spinnenart (Araneae: Titanoecidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 36: 4-8

Lehtinen P T (1967) Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Ann Zool Fenn 4: 199-468

Pfliegler W P, Pfeiffer K M, Grabolle A (2012) Some spiders (Araneae) new to the Hungarian fauna, including three genera and one family. Opusc Zool Budapest 43: 1-8

Rozwałka R, Bielak-Bielecki P (2017) First records of the alien spider Pandava laminata (Thorell, 1878) (Araneae: Titanoecidae) in Poland. Fragmenta Faunistica 59: 121-126 pdf

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

Updates
02-10-2017 Distribution update Old value
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