Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Scotinotylus  Simon, 1884   8 species

Scotinotylus alpigena  (L. Koch, 1869)

Description

Male palp with 2 tibial apophyses, arranged in a right angle. Epigyne with pocket, approximately as long as wide. Prosoma male: with concave clypeus.

Body length male: 2 mm
Body length female: 2.3 mm
Additional information

In the litter layer of subalpine coniferous forests and dwarf shrub heath, in the Alps near timberline (1500-2400 m)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, Central Asia
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra et al., 2016) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||
References

Aakra K, Morka G H, Antonson A, Farlund M, Wrånes R E, Frølandshagen R, Løvbrekke H, Furuseth P, Fjellberg A, Lemke M, Pfliegler W P, Andersen S, Olsen K M, Aadland B, Berggren K (2016) Spiders new to Norway (Arachnida, Araneae) with ecological, taxonomical and faunistic comments. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 6-43 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Farlund M (2019) Norwegian Spiders - Norske edderkopper. Siste oppdatering for funn av nye arter 10. oktober, 2019. Online at http://crocea.wordpress.com/norsk-artsliste/ 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 pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Thaler K (1970) Über einige wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, I (Arachn., Araneae, Erigonidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 58: 255-276 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 pdf

Updates
04-02-2018 Image insert
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26-02-2014 Distribution update Detail