Mimetidae  Simon, 1881 / Ero  C. L. Koch, 1837   8 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
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain (Majorca)

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

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

03-01-2017 Image insert
03-01-2017 Distribution update Old value