Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Histopona  Thorell, 1869   21 species

Histopona myops  (Simon, 1885)

Description
Male

Retrolateral tibial apophysis almost trapezoid in posterior-retrolateral view. Conductor laminous, semicircular at base. Embolus whip-shaped, broadened at base. Prosoma and sternum yellow-orange. Chelicerae brown-orange. Legs yellow-orange. Opisthosoma white, with brown hairs.

Body length male: 6.7 mm
Female

Vulva with coiled copulatory ducts (3 coils).

Body length female: 7.6 mm
Additional information

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2017)

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Eastern Europe
Phenology
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Figures
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2017) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: October 2017. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 12.10.2017)

Brignoli P M (1984b) Ragni di Grecia XII. Nuovi dati su varie famiglie (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 91: 281-321

Deltshev C D (1985b) New data concerning cave spiders (Araneae) in Greece with description of a new Leptonetela (Araneae, Leptonetidae). Acta zool bulg 27: 41-45

Deltshev C, Vrenosi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – Faunistic and Zoogeographical Review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta zool bulg 63: 125-144

Gasparo F (2005b) Note sulle Histopona Thorell, 1869, del gruppo Myops di Grecia, con descrizione di una nuova specie cavernicola (Araneae, Agelenidae). Atti Memorie Commissione Grotte "E. Boegan" 40: 17-35

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (in press) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research early view

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
04-12-2014 Image insert
05-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
30-04-2013 Image insert