Hahniidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Mastigusa  Menge, 1854   3 species

Mastigusa macrophthalma  (Kulczyński, 1897)


Conductor with slender terminal part, very long and uniformly bent. Epigyne posteriorly with bright median field, entrance ducts very thin and densely convoluted. Prosoma light yellow-brown. Sternum yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma light yellowish, sometimes with vague brownish or blackish pattern.

Body length male: 3-3.5 mm
Body length female: 3-3.5 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Records outside Hungary and the Balkans presumably belong to M. arietina (Wunderlich 1986: 70)
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Hungary, Balkans, Caucasus?, Russia (Middle and South Siberia)?
 male  female

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Loksa I (1969) Pokok I-Araneae I. Fauna Hungariae 97: 2.1-2.133

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Wunderlich J (1986) Spinnenfauna gestern und heute: Fossile Spinnen in Bernstein und ihre heute lebenden Verwandten. Quelle & Meyer, Wiesbaden. 283 pp. pdf

24-09-2018 Image insert
26-02-2014 Distribution update Old value