Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Histopona  Thorell, 1870   23 species

Histopona breviemboli  Dimitrov, Deltshev & Lazarov, 2017


Measurements (in mm): Cephalothorax: length 1.73, width 1.13; clypeus: width 0.15; chelicerae: length 0.83, width 0.38; sternum: length 0.90, width 0.83.
Colouration: Prosoma yellow-brown. Sternum yellow-brown, without pattern. Opisthosoma grey-white. Legs: same color as prosoma.
Eyes: Both eye rows straight in dorsal view. Anterior lateral eyes larger than anterior median eyes. Posterior eyes equal in size. Chelicerae: with 2 teeth on promargin and 5 teeth on retromargin.
Colulus reduced, only two hairy plates are visible.
Legs: All trochanters notched, patellae with dorsal spines only.

Männlichepalps with retrolateral tibial and retrolateral patellar apophyses. Embolus very short (not typical for Histopona). Radix thorn-like, very similar in shape to the embolus. At a glance, it looks like that the embolus is forked. Both embolus and radix go into conductor.

Body length male: 4.5 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Bulgaria, Turkey (Europe)
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   (Dimitrov et al., 2017) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Demircan & Topçu, 2015) |||

Demircan N, Topçu A (2015) A contribution to the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 14: 176-183 pdf

Dimitrov D, Deltshev C, Lazarov S (2017) Description of Histopona breviemboli sp. n. from the Balkan Peninsula (Arachnida, Araneae, Agelenidae). Zootaxa 4311: 283-286 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

10-06-2021 Distribution update Detail
28-08-2017 Datasheet update Detail
23-08-2017 Image insert
23-08-2017 Distribution update Detail