Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bathyphantes  Menge, 1866   13 species

Bathyphantes similis  Kulczyński, 1894

Description

Epigyne very simple, only tip of scapus visible. Prosoma brown. Opisthosoma dorsally almost always with pattern consisting of dark transverse stripes on bright ground.

Body length male: 2.8-3.1 mm
Body length female: 2.9-3.2 mm
Additional information

at headwaters of streams

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: The record from (NE-)Turkey is doubtful, the specimen is clearly too small
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, Turkey
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Karabulut & Türkeş, 2011) |||
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

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

Karabulut H, Türkeş T (2011) New records of Linyphiidae (Araneae) for Turkish araneo-fauna. Serket 11: 117-123 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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

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

Thaler K (1983c) Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich) und Nachbarländern: Deckennetzspinnen, Linyphiidae (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 63: 135-167 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
15-08-2021 Distribution update Detail
09-07-2013 Distribution update Detail