Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Opopaea  Simon, 1892   5 species

Opopaea saaristoi  Wunderlich, 2011


Prosoma yellow redbrown, fairly distinctly punctuated, thoracic region with 4 pairs of tiny bristles (and a further indistinct one). Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma red-brown. Palp: cymbiobulbus with large "window" and characteristic distal/apical structures: two blunt distal outgrowths and two tiny apical teeth. Prosoma length: 0.6 mm, prosoma width: 0.5 mm.


Female unknown.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Cyprus
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (2011a) Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Heutige und fossile Spinnen. Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640 pdf

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