Zangherella algerica

LePeru, 2011, Atypidae to Theridiidae, The Spiders of Europe, a Synthesis 1, pp. -1--1: 338-339

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scientific name

Zangherella algerica
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Zangherella algerica  (Simon, 1895)

Anapis a "  Pseudanapis a "  Z. minima Caporiacco  , 1949.

References. SIMON, 1895 (A.a.):1 fig. palp. Kratochvil , 1935a (P. a.):1 fig. palp Brignoli, 1968c

B. LE PERU : The Spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data - ANAPIDAE 

(P. a.):1 fig. vulva, 4 fig. palp,1 fig. chelicera,1 fig. leg I,1 fig. tarsal claw. WUNDERLICH, 1980b (P. a.): 1 fig. epigyne,1 fig. vulva, 2 fig. palp,1 fig. ocular area frontal view,1 fig. female body lateral view, 1 fig. leg I. Thaler & al, 1998:1 fig. vulva, 2 fig. palp.

Description (synthesis). - Female. Total length 0.80-0.90 mm; cephalothorax 0.43-0.45 mm long, 0.33-0.38 mm wide; abdomen 0.71 mm long, 0.65 mm wide. Cephalothorax reddish-brown; cephalic part convex and smooth; thoracic part grained, with 2 protuberances. Abdomen with 2 reddish-brown scuta; dorsal scutum almost as wide as abdomen; ventral scutum occupies half of the venter of abdomen. Clypeus as wide as the length of chelicerae. Chelicerae with 4+1 teeth. Sternum heart-shaped, brown; coxae IV twice their diameter apart. Eyes: median eyes onethird of their diameter apart and 2 diameters from posterior laterals; lateral eyes almost contiguous; posterior row straight. Legs lighter than carapace; tarsus I without strong short spine. - Male. Total length 0.80-0.90 mm; cephalothorax 0.50 mm long, 0.32 mm wide; abdomen 0.65 mm long, 0.55 mm wide, 0.32 mm high. Characters as in female.

Habitat. Forests, under stones.

Periode. Females from January to June; males in April, September and December.

Distribution. Italy (Toscane; Romagna; Lazio); BRIGNOLI, 1981b states "probably common in a large part of the Western Mediterranean, but overlooked". Algeria, Tunisia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Anapidae

Genus

Zangherella