Tetragnathidae  Menge, 1866 / Tetragnatha  Latreille, 1804   17 species

Tetragnatha pinicola  L. Koch, 1870

Description

Prosoma yellow-brown. Sternum dark brown, with yellow, V-shaped median stripe. Chelicerae yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown, distal parts of leg segments sometimes narrowly darkened. Opisthosoma elongated, dorsally shiny silver, often greenish with fine black longitudinal stripes, laterally darker, ventrally one broad, black median band flanked by silver stripes and spots.

Body length male: 4.5-5 mm
Body length female: 5-6 mm
Additional information

On herbaceous plants and bushes in forest edges, not bound to habitats near water

Frequency: Widely distributed, not frequent

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan
Phenology
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Figures
References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
22-09-2017 Image insert
02-08-2017 Image insert
26-04-2017 Image insert
10-01-2017 Distribution update Old value
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2013 Distribution update Old value