Nesticidae  Simon, 1894 / Carpathonesticus  Lehtinen & Saaristo, 1980   20 species

Carpathonesticus eriashvilii  Marusik, 1987


Prosoma length: 1.45 mm, prosoma width: 1.2 mm.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Ukraine, Georgia
Distribution List
Georgia   (Otto, 2020) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

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

Marusik Y M (1987a) Three new species of the family Nesticidae (Aranei) from the fauna of the USSR. Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 66: 461-463 pdf

Marusik Y M, Fedoriak M M, Koponen S, Prokopenko E V, Voloshyn V L (2017b) Taxonomic notes on two species of Nesticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) in the Ukraine, with the first description of the male of Carpathonesticus eriashvilii. Arachnology 17: 302-308 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet:

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

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

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