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. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Bulgaria, Greece
 male  female
Distribution List
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, 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

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 (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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