Tetragnathidae  Menge, 1866 / Tetragnatha  Latreille, 1804   17 species

Tetragnatha striata  L. Koch, 1862

Description

Epigynal plate ± as long as wide. Vulva with small and club-shaped receptaculum seminis. Prosoma grey-brown, rarely with narrow, dark margin. Sternum unicoloured yellowish brown. Chelicerae unicoloured yellowish brown. Male: dorsal tooth ± as long as width at its base. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma dark brown, dorsally with dark folium with golden or shiny silver median stripe and silver lateral bands, ventrally with bright spots near spinnerets, rarely completely bright.

Body length male: 8-10 mm
Body length female: 9-12 mm
Additional information

Frequent on shores of large still water, always on water side of reeds, mostly underneath leaves there

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan
Phenology
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References

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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
06-08-2017 Image insert
02-08-2017 Image insert
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value