Minotauria fagei (Kratochvil, 1970)

Higher Taxonomy
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Dysderidae
Genus: Minotauria
Characterisation
Troglobiont
Distribution
Endemic to Greece
Locus Typicus
Spilaio Melidoniou
Region: Kriti / Regional unit: Rethymno / Municipality: Mylopotamos / Closest settlement: Melidoni
Distribution in caves of Greece
  • Spilaio Melidoniou, Kratochvil 1970, Gasparo 2003, Gasparo 2004a, Gasparo 2006
    Region: Kriti / Regional unit: Rethymno / Municipality: Mylopotamos / Closest settlement: Melidoni
  • Spilaio Sfentoni Trypa, Deeleman-Reinhold 1993, Gasparo 2003, Gasparo 2004a, Bosmans & Chatzaki 2005, Bosmans et al. 2013
    Region: Kriti / Regional unit: Rethymno / Municipality: Mylopotamos / Closest settlement: Zoniana
Comments

Only known from 2 caves in cetral Crete. Synonymy: Stalagtia cretica fagei Kratochvil, 1970

IUCN Red List
NE - Not Evaluated
Greece's Red Data Book
NE - Not Evaluated
Protection status
  • There is no species-specific legal framework for protection.
Check Databases
Fauna Europea
GBIF
PESI
Species references
  • Bosmans, R. & Chatzaki, M. 2005. A catalogue of the spiders of Greece. A critical review of all spider species cited from Greece with their localities. Newsletter Belg. Arachn. Soc., 20 (2): 1-124.
  • Bosmans, R., Van Keer, J., Russell-Smith, A., Kronestedt, T., Alderweireldt, M., Bosselaers, J. & De Koninck, H. 2013. Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek Island of Crete. Newsletter Belg. Arachn. Soc., 28 (1): 1-147.
  • Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. 1993. The genus Rhode and the harpacteine genera Stalagtia, Folkia, Minotauria and Kaemis (Araneae, Dysderidae) of Yugoslavia and Crete, with remarks on the genus Harpactea. Rev. Arachnol., 10 (6): 105-135.
  • Gasparo, F. 2003. Tre campagne biospeleologiche a Creta. Progressione, 48 (1): 59-62.
  • Gasparo, F. 2004. Note sul genere Minotauria Kulczynski, 1903, con ridescrizione del maschio di M. fagei (Kratochvíl, 1970) stat. nov. (Araneae, Dysderidae). Atti e Memorie della Commissione Grotte “E. Boegan”, 39: 51-65.
  • Gasparo, F. 2006. Indagini faunistiche nelle grotte delle isole di Creta e Lesbos (Grecia). Progressione, 52 (1/2): 58-60.
  • Kratochvil, J. 1970. Cavernicole Dysderae. Acta Sci. Nat. Brno, 4 (4): 1-62.
Citation
Paragamian, K. 2021. Minotauria fagei (Kratochvil, 1970). In Paragamian, K., M. Poulinakis, S. Paragamian and I. Nikoloudakis. Cave fauna of Greece database - Hellenic Institute of Speleological Research. Species data updated 31.05.2021, Accessed 04.12.2021