Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Poeciloneta  Kulczynski, 1894   1 species

Poeciloneta variegata  (Blackwall, 1841)

Cymbium with denticle-bearing hump. Bulbus with forked apophysis. Epigyne with broad, red-brown scapus. Prosoma brown, with black margin and fine black lines around eye region and fovea. Sternum brown, with black margin. Chelicerae yellow-brown, with robust denticles on cheliceral furrow margin. Legs yellow-brown, darkly annulated. Opisthosoma elevated, with variable pattern (black longitudinal stripes and white spots on grey ground), ventral side always brighter. Body length male: 2-2.3 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3 mm
Additional information
in herbaceous layer and on lower twigs, in low mountain range woodland
Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Europe, Russia (European to Far East), China
 male  female

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