Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Agraecina  Simon, 1932   6 species

Agraecina agadirensis  Lecigne, Lips, Moutaouakil & Oger, 2020


Colour: general colouring whitish to pale yellow.

Eyes: completely absent.

Chelicerae: anterior margin with 3 teeth, posterior margin with 2 teeth.

Legs: tibiae I–II and metatarsi I–II with two pairs of ventral spines. Claws, number of teeth in the following order I/II/III/IV: 6/6/4/4.

Opisthosoma: surface covered with thin adpressed hairs.

Epigyne/vulva: atria large, only weakly sclerotized on the anterior margins, the latter oblique with the anterolateral edges directed forward; median septum well-defined with parallel margins ; spermathecae visible through integument, inclined outwards at about 50°, relatively short, not or hardly curved, not touching in the middle.

Body length female: 4.64-5.64 mm
Additional information

Habitat: natural cave

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Distribution comment: Moroccan High Atlas
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Morocco
Distribution List
Morocco   (Lecigne et al., 2020) |||

Lecigne S, Lips J, Moutaouakil S, Oger P (2020) Two new cave-dwelling spider species from the Moroccan High Atlas (Araneae: Liocranidae, Theridiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 60: 12-18 pdf

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

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