Synaphridae  Wunderlich, 1986 / Cepheia  Simon, 1894   1 species

Cepheia longiseta  (Simon, 1881)

Description
Male

Bulbus large. Embolus long. Metatarsus I without spines.

Body length male: 0.78 mm
Female

Epigyne without scapus, posterior margin not stronger sclerotised. Prosoma olive-brown, with a large median blackish blotch, and very thin lines. Prosoma 0.32 mm long. Legs brownish. Opisthosoma globular, blackish. Colulus large, fleshy, triangular.

Body length female: 1-1.2 mm
Additional information

West Mediterranean species. This species probably constructs a sheet web.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Southern Europe
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

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

Domènech M, Bellvert A, Closa L, Maceda-Veiga A, Pons P (2021) New record of Attulus saltator for Spain, with further 16 new regional spider records for Catalonia and Galicia (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 75-81 pdf

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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K, Noflatscher M-T (1990) Neue und bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Südtirol (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 69: 169-190 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1980d) Über europäische Symphytognathidae (Arach.: Araneae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 23: 259-273 pdf

Wunderlich J (2021) Few new, rare or special species of spiders from the Algarve, Portugal (Arachnida: Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 14: 3-24 pdf

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