Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mughiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1999   28 species

Mughiphantes severus  (Thaler, 1990)


Paracymbium broadly ending. Lamella of male palpal distally with 2 unequal tips. Prosoma brownish black. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma blackish.

Body length male: 2.5 mm
Body length female: 3-3.3 mm
Additional information

high alpine species of North Tyrol (Austria), 2400-2700 m, in crevices and block debris

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Austria
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Austria   (no references) |||

Thaler K (1990a) Lepthyphantes severus n. sp., eine Reliktart der Nördlichen Kalkalpen westlich des Inn (Österreich) (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 224: 257-262 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf