Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Micrargus  Dahl, 1886   10 species

Micrargus alpinus  Relys & Weiss, 1997


Embolus with angled tooth on base, surrounding border weakly developed. Epigyne with clearly visible hump in lateral view. Prosoma dark. Legs brighter than prosoma. Opisthosoma grey to black.

Body length male: 2.3 mm
Body length female: 2.5 mm
Additional information

In dwarf shrub heath of subalpine level, 1400-1600 m

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Germany, Switzerland, Austria

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Relys V, Weiss I (1997) Micrargus alpinus sp. n., eine weitere Art der M. herbigradus-Gruppe aus Österreich (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Rev Suisse Zool 104: 491-501

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2