Mimetidae  Simon, 1881 / Ero  C. L. Koch, 1836   9 species

Ero septemspinosa  Lissner, 2016


Subadult male: see Lissner (2018b)


Carapace whitish-yellow with darker markings near fovea, along margin and behind posterior lateral eyes. Carapace projecting rather strongly, with two strong spines projecting forward.
Clypeus convex in lateral view and very high, about five times the diameter of an AME.
Chelicerae long, nearly cylindrical and with approximately 5 in outer row
Abdomen globular and without tubercles.
Legs pale with grey annulations, long and relatively thin. Ratio of Mt I length to Mt I width (at widest point) is 19.6:1.

Body length female: 3.2-4.0 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Spain (Majorca)
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.

Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Lissner J (2016d) A new Ero (Araneae: Mimetidae) from caves and Mesovoid Shallow Substratum in Majorca, Spain. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 29: 3-7 pdf

Lissner J (2018b) A new pirate spider of the genus Ero (Araneae: Mimetidae) from the Canary Islands, with contributions on other Palaearctic species. Arachnology 17: 410-418 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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