Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Megalepthyphantes  Wunderlich, 1994   12 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 2020): Europe, Russia (Europe to West Siberia), Caucasus, Turkey, Iran
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Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Belarus   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( Bosmans et al., 2013; ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Russia, Western   ( no references ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019; ) |||
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

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 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm

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

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. 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

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App 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 pdf

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

Updates
24-07-2018 Image insert
23-07-2018 Distribution update Detail
01-03-2016 Distribution update Detail
28-04-2014 Distribution update Detail
01-12-2013 Distribution update Detail
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail