Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Cybaeodes  Simon, 1878   10 species

Cybaeodes molara  (Roewer, 1960)


Palp with large median apophysis, pointed and curved distally. Embolar base wide. Retrolateral tibial apophysis longer and thicker than in C. marinae.

Body length male: 6.24 mm

Anterior epigynal ridge large, the posterolateral v-shaped ridges sourrounding 2 small invaginations. Vulva with 2 tubular and curved median spermathecae and small paramedian ducts.

Body length female: 7.02 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy (Sicily)

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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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at

Platnick N I, Di Franco F (1992) On the relationships of the spider genus Cybaeodes (Araneae, Dionycha). American Museum Novitates 3053: 1-9

Roewer C F (1960a) Drei cavernicole Araneen-Arten aus Sizilien, erbeutet von Herrn M. Cerruti (Rom). Fragm ent 3: 87-94

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

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