Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Semljicola  Strand, 1906   10 species

Semljicola alticola  (Holm, 1950)


Embolus broad and robust. Epigyne with median plate wider than long. Prosoma dark brown, with black pattern. Sternum black-brown. Chelicerae brown. Legs grey-yellow, pale. Opisthosoma dark grey-brown.

Body length male: 1.6 mm
Body length female: 1.8 mm
Additional information

In moss of a damp meadow

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Scandinavia, Russia (Europe, Siberia)
 male  female

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

Holm Å (1963) Spiders of the genus Eboria Falc. (Araneae: Erigonidae). Entomol Ts Arg 84: 266-281

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Marusik Y M, Koponen S, Makarova O L (2016a) A survey of spiders (Araneae) collected on the arctic island of Dolgiy (69°12′N), Barents Sea. Arachnology 17: 10-24 pdf

Saaristo M I, Eskov K Y (1996) Taxonomy and zoogeography of the hypoarctic erigonine spider genus Semljicola (Araneida, Linyphiidae). Acta Zool Fenn 201: 47-69

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

15-12-2017 Image insert
11-05-2016 Distribution update Old value
26-02-2014 Distribution update Old value