Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Trichoncus  Simon, 1884   21 species

Trichoncus vasconicus  Denis, 1944


Tibial apophysis with 2 strikingly long processes, appearing parallel (in lateral view). Epigyne with quadrangular to roundish epigynal region. Epigyne wider or equally wide than two times the length of epigyne. Epigynal median part ± pentagonal. Prosoma brown, median spot and radial stripes darker. Legs yellow-brown. Tibia I and II dark brown to black. Opisthosoma black.

Body length male: 1.9-2 mm
Body length female: 1.95-2.3 mm
Additional information

Amongst low vegetation in dry and warm localities

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Distribution comment: Record from Norway removed (Løvbrekke, pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia to Kazakhstan
 male  female

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet:

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

18-09-2014 Distribution update Old value