Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Leptonetela  Kratochvil, 1978   11 species

Leptonetela deltshevi  (Brignoli, 1979)


Palp: tibia with a series of 5 strong spines. Prosoma yellowish, 0.78 mm long. Eyes: 6, in ususal disposition, posterior eyes smallest, about 0.7 time the diameter of anteriors, posterior eyes twice their diameter from ALE. Chelicerae: promargin with 9 teeth, retromargin with 4 teeth. Opisthosoma greyish.

Body length male: 1.6 mm


Additional information

Only one male specimen known. In woods. Altitude 900-1100 m.

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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Turkey
Distribution List
Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||

Brignoli P M (1979e) Spiders from Turkey, VI. Four new species from the coast of the Black Sea (Araneae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 4: 310-313

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2