Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Cataleptoneta  Denis, 1955   7 species

Cataleptoneta detriticola  Deltshev & Li, 2013


Bulbus with a long and straight median apophysis. Prosoma yellowish. Prosoma length: 0.58 mm, prosoma width: 0.54 mm. Chelicerae yellow, promargin with 8 teeth, retromargin with 4 small teeth. Sternum and legs yellow.

Body length male: 1.80 mm

Vulva: Sperm duct as long as spermatheca. Prosoma length: 0.70 mm, prosoma width: 0.60 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 1.70 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Bulgaria, Greece
 male  female
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.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Greece   (Naumova et al., 2016a) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Deltshev C, Li S Q (2013) A new species of the genus Cataleptoneta from Belasitsa Mts, Bulgaria (Araneae, Leptonetidae). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 38: 514-519 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

Naumova M V, Lazarov S, Petrov B, Deltshev C (2016a) New faunistic data on the cave-dwelling spiders in the Balkan Peninsula (Araneae). Ecologia Montenegrina 7: 425-438 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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