Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Maro  O. P.-Cambridge, 1906   6 species

Maro sublestus  Falconer, 1915

Description

Male palp with lamella characteristica only widened distally, with large irregular prongs. Epigyne distinctly wider than long. Prosoma yellowish, with fine, darker radial stripes. Sternum yellowish-brown. Chelicerae yellowish-brown. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma whitish grey.

Body length male: 1-1.6 mm
Body length female: 1-1.6 mm
Additional information

in moss and litter layer of not too dry woodland

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia (Europe to West Siberia)
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

Holm Å (1945) Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv Zool 36: 1-80

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders 3. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Miller F (1966) Einige neue oder unvollkommen bekannte Zwergspinnen (Micryphantidae) aus der Tschechoslowakei (Araneidea). Acta Ent Bohemoslov 63: 149-164

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

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

Saaristo M I (1971) Revision of the genus Maro O. P. - Cambridge (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Ann Zool Fenn 8: 463-482

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
26-01-2014 Image insert
09-04-2013 Distribution update Old value