Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Microctenonyx  Dahl, 1886   2 species

Microctenonyx subitaneus  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)

Description

Tibial apophysis dorsal, pointed. Embolus hook-shaped. Prosoma yellow-brown, male: with broad depressions. Legs light yellow-brown. Opisthosoma yellowish grey.

Body length male: 1.2-1.5 mm
Body length female: 1.3-2 mm
Additional information

In litter layer, caves and buildings

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Macaronesia, North Africa to Kyrgystan. Introduced to USA, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Gnelitsa V A (2009a) A survey of Crimean Linyphiidae (Aranei). 1. On seven rare and little known linyphiids from Crimea. Arthropoda Selecta 17: 191-202

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

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

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

Wiehle H (1960a) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae). XI. Micryphantidae-Zwergspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 47: 1-620

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
15-12-2017 Image insert
23-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
31-12-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value