Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Maro  O. Pickard-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 2020): Europe, Russia (Europe to West Siberia)
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Belgium   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Denmark   ( no references ) ||| Estonia   ( no references ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| United Kingdom   ( no references ) |||
References

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

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

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm

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 (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 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). Annales Zoologici Fennici 8: 463-482 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
01-01-2020 Image insert
26-01-2014 Image insert
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail