Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pityohyphantes  Simon, 1929   2 species

Pityohyphantes phrygianus  (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Description

Male palp with long patellar apophysis. Paracymbium small. Epigyne with large, spoon-shaped scapus. Prosoma grey-brown, with narrow black margin and Y-shaped black median stripe. Sternum yellow, with red-brown margin. Chelicerae brown, anterior claw furrow margin with 3, posterior with 2 teeth. Legs yellow-brown, relatively long, with dark rings. Femur I-IV with blackish spotted ventral side. Opisthosoma light grey, slightly reddish, with broad, laterally indented median stripe. Lateral border red-brown or black, ventrally with dark, white margined median band.

Body length male: 4-6 mm
Body length female: 5-6.7 mm
Additional information

in shadowed forests of low mountain range, sporadically also in the lowlands

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia to Kazakhstan, Japan
Phenology
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
20-09-2018 Image insert
10-07-2013 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value
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