Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Megalepthyphantes  Wunderlich, 1994   8 species

Megalepthyphantes pseudocollinus  Saaristo, 1997

Description

Male palp with S-shaped lamella characteristica. Epigyne with visible part of scapus approximately square. Prosoma yellow-brown, with dark median line, bifurcated anteriorly. Sternum blackish. Legs yellowish-brown, darkly annulated. Opisthosoma grey with black stripes and small silver spots.

Body length male: 4.58-4.96 mm
Body length female: 4.81-5.19 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia (Europe to West Siberia), Caucasus, Turkey, Iran
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References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

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

Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Otto S, Japoshvili G (2018) The spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the Lagodekhi Reserve, Georgia: faunistic results of a transect study and an updated checklist. Arachnology 17: 375-391 pdf

Saaristo M I (1997a) Description of Megalepthyphantes pseudocollinus, n. sp. (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Micronetinae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 10: 257-259

Türkeş T, Karabulut H, Demir H, Seyyar O (2015) Contributions to the Linyphiidae fauna of Turkey (Arachnida: Araneae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 39: 560-564

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
24-07-2018 Image insert
23-07-2018 Distribution update Old value
01-03-2016 Distribution update Old value
28-04-2014 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
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