Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Linyphia  Latreille, 1804   8 species

Linyphia alpicola  van Helsdingen, 1969


Prosoma light brown, with hardly darkened eye region. Sternum dark brown. Legs orange-brown, unicoloured. Opisthosoma with strongly serrated, always clearly visible margins of folium.

Body length male: 3.5-7 mm
Body length female: 3.5-7 mm
Additional information

only in the Alps, above 1000 m, on low plants and bushes

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Austria)
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf