Titanoecidae  Lehtinen, 1967 / Titanoeca  Thorell, 1870   14 species

Titanoeca spominima  (Taczanowski, 1866)


Tibial apophysis with U-shaped process and short thorn. Epigyne with slanting copulatory openings, sometimes appearing triangular. Posterior margin of epigyne not grooved. Prosoma orange-brown. Sternum grey, darkened. Legs brown, grey darkened dorsally. Opisthosoma dark grey to black.

Body length male: 2.9-4.6 mm
Body length female: 2.9-4.6 mm
Additional information

On sandy ground with scarce vegetation

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Distribution comment: Albania: Vrenozi (pers. comm.); Hungary: Gallé & Fehér (2006); Ukraine: Singaevsky (pers. comm.; in prep.)
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Sweden, Central Europe
 male  female

Gallé R, Fehér B (2006) Edge effect on spider assemblages. Tiscia 35: 37-40

Kupryjanowicz J (1997b) Titanoeca psammophila Wunderlich, 1993 in Poland (Araneae: Titanoecidae) Bull Polish Acad Sci biol Sci 44: 57-60

Milasowszky N, Bauchhenss E, Freudenschuss M, Hepner M, Komposch C, Zulka K P (2015) Erstnachweise von Spinnen in Österreich (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Linyphiidae, Lycosidae, Philodromidae, Theridiidae, Titanoecidae, Salticidae). Biodiversität und Naturschutz in Ostösterreich ‐ BCBEA 1/2: 296-303

Otto S (2015) Caucasian Spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus. Version 1.4.3. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Ponomarev A V, Khnykin A S (2013) Spiders (Aranei) of Volgograd sity and its environs. The South of Russia: ecology, development 4: 109-136

Roberts M J (1995) Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins Field Guide Bath

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 23.01.2017

19-01-2016 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
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13-05-2014 Distribution update Old value