Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Kaestneria  Wiehle, 1956   3 species

Kaestneria pullata  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1863)

Description
Cymbium distally strikingly narrow. Embolus clearly visible on wide part of a lamella. Epigyne brown with bright scapus, which is much longer than wide, almost reaching to middle of opisthosoma. Prosoma dark brown to almost black, margins darker. Sternum dark brown. Legs yellowish-brown, distinctly brighter than prosoma. Opisthosoma black, rarely brighter, but then with dark pattern. Body length male: 2-3 mm
Body length female: 2-3.2 mm
Additional information
on grass and herbs in swampy and sunny terrain
Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America, Europe, Russia (European to Far East), China, Mongolia, Japan
Phenology
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References

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Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

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

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

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
05-03-2017 Image insert