Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Troglohyphantes  Joseph, 1882   132 species

Troglohyphantes affinis  (Kulczyński, 1914)


Cymbium with one upper apophysis and a lower distal lobe. Embolus with pointed tip. Prosoma length: 0.95 mm, Prosoma width: 0.72 mm, prosoma not raised. Eyes completely reduced. Body pale coloured.

Body length male: 2.25 mm

Epigyne rather flat. Prosoma length: 1.10 mm, prosoma width: 0.86 mm. Eyes completely reduced.

Body length female: 2.87 mm
Additional information

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Distribution comment: The sole record from Spain (Bosmans et al. 1986) is worth to be checked
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
 male  female
Distribution List
Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Komnenov, 2010) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Bosmans et al., 1986; Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R, Maelfait J-P, De Kimpe A (1986) Analysis of the spider communities in an altitudinal gradient in the French and Spanish Pyrénées. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 69-76 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Deeleman-Reinhold C L (1978b) Revision of the cave-dwelling and related spiders of the genus Troglohyphantes Joseph (Linyphiidae), with special reference to the yugoslav species. Slovenska Akademija Znanosti in Umetnosti, Razred za Prirodoslovne Vede, Classis IV, Historia Naturalis (Prirod. Vede) 23: 1-220 pdf

Komnenov M (2010) Checklist of spiders (Araneae) of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Uzizaž i Biospeld 5(2009): 52-69 pdf

Kratochvíl J (1934) Pregled pecinskih paukova u Jugoslaviji [Liste générale des Araignées cavernicoles en Yougoslavie]. Prirodoslovne Razprave 2: 165-226 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

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

08-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
17-09-2013 Datasheet update Detail
17-09-2013 Image insert