Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Taranucnus  Simon, 1884   4 species

Taranucnus setosus  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1863)

Description

Cymbium with apophysis on base. Conductor sickle-shaped. Embolus long. Prosoma yellow-brown, margin darkened. Male: elevated in head region and with long hairs. Sternum almost black. Chelicerae yellow-brown, robust, anterior cheliceral furrow margin with 3, posterior with 5 denticles. Legs yellow-brown, long and thin. Opisthosoma dorsally dark grey with black spots, ventrally black.

Body length male: 2.5-3.2 mm
Body length female: 2.7-5.8 mm
Additional information

On low plants in bogs

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia)
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
mainly early year and autumn
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Estonia   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Ireland   (Cawley, 2001) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Cawley M (2001) Distribution records for uncommon spiders (Araneae) including five species new to Ireland. Bulletin of the Irish Biogeographical Society 25: 135-143 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info 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

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester, England, 204 pp. pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

Wiehle H (1960b) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 88: 195-254 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
19-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
20-06-2016 Image insert