Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   54 species

Walckenaeria alticeps  (Denis, 1952)

Description

Embolus widely twisted. Prosoma red-brown to dark brown, with darker radial stripe and margin. Legs red-orange. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 2-2.7 mm
Body length female: 2-2.7 mm
Additional information

Mainly in shadowed and damp habitats

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Middle Siberia)
Phenology
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Figures
References

Aakra K (in prep.) Recorded in Norway

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Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

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

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

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

Nolan M (2009) Walckenaeria alticeps (Denis, 1952) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) – new to Ireland from two raised bogs in Co. Offaly. Bulletin of the Irish Biogeographical Society 33: 174-183 pdf

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

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

Updates
22-09-2017 Image insert
04-05-2017 Distribution update Old value
04-03-2016 Distribution update Old value
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value