Hahniidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Hahnia  C. L. Koch, 1841   16 species

Hahnia helveola  Simon, 1875

Description

Male palp with slender patellar apophysis, distally hook-like bent. Cymbium longish oval. Tibial apophysis strongly bent, sickle-shaped, its end reaching approximately the middle of tibia. Epigyne with X-shaped entrance ducts shining through. Prosoma yellow-brown, with distinct spot in foveal region. Metatarsus III and IV distally with several spines. Opisthosoma pale yellow with dark chevrons.

Body length male: 2.2 mm
Body length female: 2.4-3 mm
Additional information

In forests, bogs, heathland and coastal habitats.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Svalbard: introduced (Coulson et al. 2014).
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (no references) ||| Ireland   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Luxembourg   (Kreuels et al., 2019) ||| Moldova   (no references) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Northern Ireland   (no references) ||| Norway   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Svalbard   (Coulson et al., 2014) ||| Sweden   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

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[N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Coulson S J et al. (2014) The terrestrial and freshwater invertebrate biodiversity of the archipelagoes of the Barents Sea; Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 68: 440-470 pdf

Dahl M (1937) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, VIII: Hahniidae, Argyronetidae. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 33: 100-118 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

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Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Kovblyuk M M, Kastrygina Z A, Marusik Y M (2017) New data on Hahnia C.L. Koch, 1841 from Crimea (Aranei: Hahniidae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 41: 311-317 pdf

Kreuels M, Staudt A, Christian S (2019) Die Spinnenfauna von Luxemburg – eine Zusammenstellung der Nachweise aus den Jahren 1906-2018 (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes luxembourgeois 121: 203-230 pdf

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Loksa I (1969) Pokok I-Araneae I. Fauna Hungariae 97: 1-133 pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
24-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
14-05-2020 Distribution insert Detail
24-09-2018 Distribution update Detail
05-04-2017 Image insert
31-05-2016 Image insert