Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Maro  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1907   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 2021): 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   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (Nekhaeva, 2020) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

Holm Å (1945) Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv för Zoologi 36(A15): 1-80 pdf

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 pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Nekhaeva A A (2020) On the spider fauna (Arachnida: Aranei) of the Kanin Peninsula and Kolguev Island, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 29: 387-398 pdf

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). 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, England, 204 pp. pdf

Saaristo M I (1971) Revision of the genus Maro O. P.-Cambridge (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Annales Zoologici Fennici 8: 463-482 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
02-10-2020 Distribution update Detail
01-01-2020 Image insert
26-01-2014 Image insert
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail