Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bathyphantes  Menge, 1866   13 species

Bathyphantes reprobus  (Kulczyński, 1916)


Prosoma brown, median with vague, triangular spot, 3 rows of longer hairs between this spot and eye field. Prosomal margin weakly darkened. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae dark brown. Femur brown like prosoma, remaining leg segments yellow-brown. Metatarsus and tibia proximally with narrow, bright ring. Opisthosoma black-grey with dark median band, laterally in anterior half with 2 small diffuse spots, medially and posteriorly with 3 larger spots.

Body length male: 3-4 mm
Body length female: 3-4 mm
Additional information

holarctically distributed

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)

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Holm Å (1945) Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv Zool 36: 1-80

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

22-05-2018 Image insert