Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Mesiotelus  Simon, 1897   8 species

Mesiotelus mauritanicus  Simon, 1909

Description
Female

Prosoma orange-yellow when preserved in alcohol, lighter in cephalic region, smooth and shiny. Darker striae radiating from a conspicuous, brown fovea. Opisthosoma greyish yellow with darker, dagger shaped median mark in anterior third. Legs brownish yellow, tibiae and metatarsi I and II with two parallel ventral rows of erectile bristles.

Prosoma length 2.10 mm, prosoma width 1.70 mm.

Body length female: 5 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Mediterranean
Figures
References

Bosselaers J (unpubl.)

Lecigne S (unpubl.)

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94

Simon E (1932) Les arachnides de France 6 (4). Paris (Roret): 773-978

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

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

Updates
07-05-2017 Image insert
13-11-2015 Image insert