Hahniidae  Bertkau, 1878 / Iberina  Simon, 1881   6 species

Iberina microphthalma  (Snazell & Duffey, 1980)


Male unknown.


Prosoma pale yellow, posterior median eyes distinctly reduced in size and pigmentation. Opisthosoma pale yellow-grey.

Body length female: 1.4 mm
Additional information

In damp locations in moss and leaf litter

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2017)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Britain, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Rep., Hungary

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Ledoux, J-C (2014) Les Hahniidae de la faune française (Araneae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 1: 29-40

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

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Ruzicka V, Dolansky J (2014) Hahnia microphthalma. Pavouk 36: 5-9

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Szita É, Samu F, Bleicher K, Botos E (1998) Data to the spider fauna (Araneae) of Körös-Maros National Park (Hungary). Acta Phytopath Ent Hung 33: 341-348

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