Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Agyneta  Hull, 1911   43 species

Agyneta saxatilis  (Blackwall, 1844)

Description

Male palp with often only slightly bent lamella characteristica. Tibial apophysis bent. Paracymbium with 2 small stout hooks. Epigyne with medially indented anterior margin. Prosoma brown, sometimes darkened with black. Sternum black-brown. Chelicerae yellowish-brown. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 2.0-2.3 mm
Body length female: 2.0-2.3 mm
Additional information

amongst grass and low plants in different habitats

Frequency: less frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe
Phenology
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Figures
References

Aakra K (2000b) Agyneta mossica (Schikora, 1993) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) in Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 47: 95-99

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

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

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

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Kupryjanowicz J, Stankiewicz A, Hajdamowicz I (1997) Meioneta mossica Schikora 1993 in Poland (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Polish Acad Sciences Bio Sciences 45: 41-43

Locket G H (1967) A species of Meioneta new to Britain. Bull Br Spider Study Group 33: 1-2

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

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders 3. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). 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

Schikora H B (1993) Meioneta mossica sp.n., a new spider close to M. saxatilis (Blackwall) from northern and central Europe. Bull Br Arachnol Soc 9: 157-163

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
13-03-2019 Image insert
13-03-2018 Image insert
23-02-2016 Image insert
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
09-04-2013 Distribution update Old value