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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Silometopus  Simon, 1926   15 species

Silometopus braunianus  Thaler, 1978

Description

Tibial apophysis long and bent. Prosoma chestnut-brown, shiny, vague blackish reticulate pattern. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma blackish, with 4 dorsal sigilla, outer margin of lung stigma and spinnerets sclerotised, with a dorsal scutum.

Body length male: 1.6 mm
Body length female: 1.6 mm
Additional information

Litter layer under green alders, 2000 m

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Alps (Switzerland, Italy, Austria)
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||
References

Frick H, Relys V, Komposch C (2010) Silometopus braunianus (Araneae, Linyphiidae) – neu für Österreich und die Schweiz Jahresberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Graubünden 116: 59-64 pdf

Hänggi A, Stäubli A (2012) Nachträge zum „Katalog der schweizerischen Spinnen“: 4. Neunachweise von 2002 bis 2011. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 59-76 pdf

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 (1972b) Über die Zwergspinnen Nordtirols (Österreich) (Aranei, Erigonida [sic]). Arachnologorum Congressus Internationalis V, Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress on Arachnology, Brno. , pp. 239-248 pdf

Thaler K (1978a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, V (Arachnida: Aranei, Erigonidae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 28: 183-200 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
01-08-2017 Image insert
01-08-2017 Distribution update Detail