Weitere Funde vonNesticus eremita(Araneae: Nesticidae) in Süddeutschland mit Angaben zur Taxonomie im Vergleich zuN. cellulanus

Peter Jäger
1998 Arachnologische Mitteilungen  
Further records of Nesticus eremita (Araneae: Nesticidae) in southern Germany with comments on its taxonomy in comparison with N. cellulanus. The cave spider Nesticus eremita is recorded in Mainz and Mannheim in the sewerage. It seems that this species has a wider distribution as suggested before. It is supposed that the species, originally distributed in the southern alps respectively in southern Europe, was introduced in the last hundred years, whereby the Rhine river (driftwod, riparian
more » ... ats) is suggested besides the introduction by man as one possible way of introducing. During examining individuals of N. eremita and N. cellulanus itwas found, thatthe position ofthe thrichobothrium is not useful for distinguishing these species, but the genital characters are.
doi:10.5431/aramit1503 fatcat:qephokgxafattj3ieibvvez3wq