Taxon details

Iberina microphthalma (Snazell & Duffey, 1980)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-05-06
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Britain, Switzerland, Germany, Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Institute of Speleology Emil Racovitza, Bucharest (ISERB), Romania; f (not available) (Růžička, 2022)
Taxonomic references
Hahnia microphthalma Snazell & Duffey, 1980: 50, f. 1-6 (Df).
Hahnia microphthalma Roberts, 1985: 168, f. 74h (f).
Hahnia microphthalma Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 368, f. 957 (f).
Iberina caeca Georgescu & Sarbu, 1992: 139, f. 1-6 (Df) [].
Hahnia caeca Weiss & Sarbu, 1996: 164, f. 1-4 (Dm, T from Iberina).
Hahnia microphthalma Szita et al., 1998: 342, f. 1-2 (f).
Hahnia microphthalma Hänggi & Stäubli, 2012: 63, f. 3 (f).
Iberina microphthalma Ledoux, 2014: 34, f. 11A-E (f, T from Hahnia).
Hahnia candida Machač & Zedek, 2014: 317, f. 2A-B (f; misidentified per Růžička & Dolanský, 2018: 3).
Hahnia microphthalma Růžička & Dolanský, 2014: 5, f. 3a-b (f).
Hahnia microphthalma Růžička & Dolanský, 2016: 45, f. 3a-b (f).
Iberina microphthalma Mezőfi & Markó, 2018: 3, f. 4a-d (f).
Iberina microphthalma Růžička, 2022: 560, f. 3B, 4B, 5B (mf, S of Hahnia caeca).

Georgescu, M. & Sarbu, S. (1992). Description d'un nouveau taxon: Iberina caeca de la grotte "Pestera de la Movile" (Araneae-Hahniidae). Mémoires de Biospéologie 19: 139-141. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hänggi, A. & Stäubli, A. (2012). Nachträge zum "Katalog der schweizerischen Spinnen" 4. Neunachweise von 2002 bis 2011. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 59-76. doi:10.5431/aramit4410 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Machač, O. & Zedek, M. (2014). Hahnia candida Simon, 1875 – nový druh pavouka pro Českou republiku (Araneae: Hahniidae) [Hahnia candida Simon, 1875 – a new spider species for the Czech Republic (Araneae: Hahniidae)]. Bohemia Centralis 32: 317-320. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mezőfi, L. & Markó, V. (2018). Some rare and remarkable spider species from Hungary (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 55: 1-9. doi:10.30963/aramit5501 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 229 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Růžička, V. & Dolanský, J. (2016). Catching of spiders in shallow subterranean habitats in the Czech Republic. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 51: 43-48. doi:10.5431/aramit5106 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Růžička, V. & Dolanský, J. (2014). Hahnia microphthalma [in the Czech Republic]. Pavouk 36: 5-9. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Růžička, V. (2022). A review of the spider genus Iberina (Araneae, Hahniidae). Zootaxa 5133(4): 555-566. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5133.4.6 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Snazell, R. & Duffey, E. (1980). A new species of Hahnia (Araneae, Hahniidae) from Britain. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 50-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Szita, É., Samu, F., Bleicher, K. & Botos, E. (1998). Data to the spider fauna of Körös-Maros National Park (Hungary). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica 33: 341-348. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Weiss, I. & Sarbu, S. M. (1996). Das unbekannte Männchen der Höhlenspinne Hahnia caeca n. comb., mit Hinweisen zur Funktion der Tibial-Apophyse des männlichen Pedipalpus (Arachnida, Araneae, Hahniidae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 36: 163-171. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-05-06 Species distribution update Růžička, 2022 n/a (Old value)
2022-05-06 New taxonomic reference entry Růžička, 2022 n/a
2022-05-06 Species synonymy Růžička, 2022 Iberina caeca synonymized with Iberina microphthalma
2022-01-08 Species distribution update Růžička, 2021 n/a (Old value)
2021-04-14 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon n/a (Old value)
2018-03-06 New taxonomic reference entry Mezőfi & Markó, 2018 n/a
2017-11-21 New taxonomic reference entry Růžička & Dolanský, 2014 n/a
2016-03-18 New taxonomic reference entry Růžička & Dolanský, 2016 n/a
2016-03-18 Species distribution update Růžička & Dolanský, 2016 n/a (Old value)
2015-01-14 New taxonomic reference entry Ledoux, 2014 n/a
2015-01-14 Species transferred to new genus Ledoux, 2014 Species transferred from Hahnia to Iberina