Mysmenidae  Petrunkevitch, 1928 / Microdipoena  Banks, 1895   1 species

Microdipoena jobi  (Kraus, 1967)

Description

Embolus thick, distally complex. Epigyne with short scapus. Prosoma olive-brown to brown-black, margin and eye region darker. Male: with angularly descending dorsal line. Legs olive-brown to brown-black, with dark annulations. Tibia I male: with 2 robust spines. Metatarsus I male: with thorn. Opisthosoma black-grey with white spots.

Body length male: 0.8 mm
Body length female: 1.0 mm
Additional information

Thermophilic; in dry leaf litter of an open oak forest (Chios, Greece). This species builds a small orb web.

Frequency: Very rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Caucasus, Iran, China, Korea, Japan
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Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Georgia   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Liechtenstein   ( no references ) ||| Netherlands   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Slovenia   ( Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015; ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

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

Kraus O (1967b) Mysmena jobi n. sp., eine Symphytognathide in Mitteleuropa (Arachnida: Araneae: Symphytognathidae). Senck Biol 48: 387-399

Marusik Y M, Kunt K B (2011) Spiders (Aranei) new to the fauna of Turkey. 9. Two new family records (Mysmenidae and Synaphridae) and one species record of Mimetidae. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin 7: 3-5

Naumova M V, Blagoev G, Dimitrov D, Lazarov S, Deltshev C (2017) New data on the spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae) of Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 69: 477-481 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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

Russell-Smith A, Allison R, Askins M, Blumsom W, Snazell R, Spilling C (2011) A provisional checklist and gazetteer of the spiders of Chios, Greece (Arachnida: Araneae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 15: 133-167

Thaler K, Noflatscher M-T (1990) Neue und bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Südtirol (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröff Mus Ferdinandeum 69: 169-190

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

Wunderlich J (1980a) Über europäische Symphytognathidae (Arach.: Araneae). Verh Naturwiss Ver Hamburg 23: 259-273

Updates
13-10-2017 Distribution update Detail
03-10-2017 Distribution update Detail
18-12-2014 Image insert
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