Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oreoneta  Chyzer & Kulczynski 1894   8 species

Oreoneta tatrica  (Kulczyński, 1915)


Tibial apophysis long and pointed. Bulbus with 2 tegular apophyses. Epigyne laterally bordered by arc-shaped chitinous bulges. Prosoma brown, tinged with black, margin mostly darker. Sternum yellow-brown, blackish patterned. Chelicerae dark brown, robust, anterior cheliceral furrow margin with 6, posterior with 5 teeth. Legs brown, stout. Opisthosoma grey to almost black.

Body length male: 3.25-3.75 mm
Body length female: 2.85-3.55 mm
Additional information

In damp moss, up to subalpine level

Frequency: distributed in Carpathians and Alp region, only single records elsewhere

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Central Europe, Italy, Ukraine

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24-06-2019 Distribution update Old value
04-03-2016 Distribution update Old value