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 2020): North America, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Distribution List
Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) |||

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

22-05-2018 Image insert