Comaroma simoni Bertkau, 1889

LePeru, 2011, Atypidae to Theridiidae, The Spiders of Europe, a Synthesis 1 : 338

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6192766

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6192766

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/8A5FE853-3355-850C-A39B-88EDF084F5F0

treatment provided by

Donat

scientific name

Comaroma simoni Bertkau, 1889
status

 

Comaroma simoni Bertkau, 1889

References. CHYZER & al,1894:1 fig. female abdomen ventral view,1 fig. palp. Wiehle, 1960a:1 fig. vulva, 3 fig. palp, 2 fig. female abdomen ventral view, 1 fig. female ocular area frontal view, 2 fig. legs I and IV. Heimer & al, 1991:1 fig. vulva,1 fig. palp. Kropf, 1990:1 fig. vulva, 3 fig. palp, numerous photos of microstructures. Kropf, 2004: 2 photos vulva, 3 fig. palp,1 fig. cymbium, 2 fig. male leg I, 2 photos female and male in colour. JOCQUÉ & al, 2007:1 fig. epigyne,1 fig. palp.

Description (synthesis). -Female. Total length 1.6-1.7 mm. Cephalothorax reddish-brown with darker streaks. Eyes: AME very small, sometimes absent. Clypeus wider than the length of ocular area. Sternum and chelicerae reddish-brown . Legs short and strong, reddish-brown, patella lighter; legs almost spineless. - Male. Total length 1.6-1.7 mm. Abdomen wide and flat, with a dorsal and a ventral scutum, and numerous chitinous plates.

Habitat. Usually in damp forests, among litter, in meadows. Also in more xerothermic habitats: alpine dwarf shrubs, coniferous forests, quarry with pine plantation.

Periode. Adults very probably all the year.

Biology. Construct small horizontal orb webs in litter. The webs may be more or less irregular, with vertical threads. Egg sac white, globular, about 1.5 cm in diameter, with 3 pink eggs.

Distribution. Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Anapidae

Genus

Comaroma