Hahniidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Iberina  Simon, 1881   6 species

Iberina microphthalma  (Snazell & Duffey, 1980)


Male unknown.


Prosoma pale yellow, posterior median eyes distinctly reduced in size and pigmentation. Opisthosoma pale yellow-grey.

Body length female: 1.4 mm
Additional information

In damp locations in moss and leaf litter

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Britain, Switzerland, Germany, Czechia, Hungary
Distribution List
Czechia   (Řezáč et al., 2021) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Mezőfi & Markó, 2018) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||

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Ledoux, J-C (2014) Les Hahniidae de la faune française (Araneae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 1: 29-40 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

Mezőfi L, Markó V (2018) Some rare and remarkable spider species from Hungary (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 55: 1-9 pdf

Řezáč M, Růžička V, Hula V, Dolanský J, Machač O, Roušar A (2021) Spiders newly observed in Czechia in recent years – overlooked or invasive species? BioInvasions Records 10: 555-566 pdf

Růžička V, Dolansky J (2014) Hahnia microphthalma. Pavouk 36: 5-9 pdf

Snazell R, Duffey E (1980) A new species of Hahnia (Araneae, Hahniidae) from Britain. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 50-52 pdf

Szita É, Samu F, Bleicher K, Botos E (1998) Data to the spider fauna (Araneae) of Körös-Maros National Park (Hungary). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica 33: 341-348 pdf

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

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