Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Altella  Simon, 1884   5 species

Altella biuncata  (Miller, 1949)


Male palp with characteristically shaped tibial apophysis. Prosoma dark brown, rarely yellow-brown, eye region and margin slightly darkened. Sternum yellow-brown, with darker margin. Chelicerae light brown. Legs light brown, male metatarsus I with 2 short, strong prickles getting claw-like curved towards their apex, female metatarsus I ventrally only with thin distal thorn.

Body length male: 1.5 mm
Body length female: 1.6 mm
Additional information

on low plants or under stones at sunny locations

Frequency: Very rarely found

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Central Europe
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Braun R (1964) Über einige Spinnen aus Tirol, Österreich (Arach., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 45: 151-160 pdf

Miller F (1949) The new spiders from the serpentine rocky heath mear Mohelno (Moravia occ.). Entomologické Listy, Brno 12: 88-98 pdf

Miller F (1971) Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

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