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 2020): Europe
Phenology
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Distribution List
Albania   ( Deltshev et al., 2011b; ) ||| Austria   ( no references ) ||| Belgium   ( no references ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Denmark   ( no references ) ||| Estonia   ( no references ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Latvia   ( Cera, 2018; ) ||| Lithuania   ( no references ) ||| Luxembourg   ( Hermann, 1998; Kreuels et al., 2019; ) ||| Netherlands   ( no references ) ||| Northern Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Russia, Western   ( no references ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Slovenia   ( Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015; ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) ||| United Kingdom   ( no references ) |||
References

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

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

Hermann E (1998) Die Spinnen (Araneae) ausgewählter Halbtrockenrasen im Osten Luxemburgs. Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes Luxembourgeois 99: 189-199 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

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

Kreuels M, Staudt A, Christian S (2019) Die Spinnenfauna von Luxemburg – eine Zusammenstellung der Nachweise aus den Jahren 1906-2018 (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes luxembourgeois 121: 203-230 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 (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 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. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 157-163 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

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