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

Histopona tranteevi  Deltshev, 1978


Prosoma yellow to yellow-brown. Sternum yellow to yellow-grey. Chelicerae yellow-brown, retromargin with 4 teeth. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma grey to dark grey.

Body length male: 4.12 mm

Prosoma brown-grey, with radial stripes. Opisthosoma dark grey without any pattern.

Body length female: 4.9 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Bulgaria

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 (accessed on 12.10.2017)

Deltshev C (1978) A new Histopona (Araneae, Agelenidae) from Bulgarian caves. Acta zool Bulg 10: 57-59

Deltshev C, Petrov B (2008) The spiders (Araneae) in the caves of the western Rhodope Mountains (Bulgaria). Acta zool bulg 60: 41-50

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

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, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

25-06-2013 Datasheet update Old value
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