Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Histopona  Thorell, 1870   24 species

Histopona italica  Brignoli, 1977


Pedipalp: Tibial apophysis pointed. Conductor-tegulum connection distinctly stepped, radix bifid with a pointed and a plate-like end.

Body length male: 4.62 mm

Epigyne with posteriorly pointed epigynal plate. Epigyne with parallel median margins of glossy posterior sclerite, vulva with lateral lobes of copulatory duct very broad

Body length female: 6.3 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Italy
Distribution List
Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Bolzern A, Pantini P, Isaia M (2013a) Revision of the Histopona italica group (Araneae: Agelenidae), with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 3640: 23-41 pdf

Brignoli P M (1977b) Ragni d'Italia XXVII. Nuovi dati su Agelenidae, Argyronetidae, Hahniidae, Oxyopidae e Pisauridae cavernicoli ed epigei (Araneae). Quaderni del Museo di Speleologia "V. Rivera" 4: 3-117 pdf

Hänggi A (1990) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Kantons Tessin III - Für die Schweiz neue und bemerkenswerte Spinnen. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63: 153-167 pdf

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

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

Pesarini C (unpubl.)

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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