Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Drapetisca  Menge, 1866   1 species

Drapetisca socialis  (Sundevall, 1833)

Description

Cymbium with processes. Paracymbium large and angular, next to it a bent apophysis. Epigyne red-brown with broad scapus. Prosoma light yellow greenish with dark median stripe, furcated behind head region. Margin dark, dark spots along radial stripes. Sternum light yellow, with brownish margin. Chelicerae long with robust spines and teeth. Legs light yellow, vaguely annulated. Opisthosoma light grey, whitish or greenish with irregular, dark pattern.

Body length male: 3.5-4 mm
Body length female: 3.5-5.2 mm
Additional information

Frequent species on bark, also on forest ground for a short period in late autumn

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Caucasus, Russia to Central Asia, China, Japan
Phenology
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References

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Updates
30-04-2018 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
07-01-2014 Image insert
22-10-2013 Image insert
28-04-2013 Distribution update Old value