Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Allomengea  Strand, 1912   3 species

Allomengea vidua  (L. Koch, 1879)

Description

Paracymbium with bluntly rounded process. Epigyne slightly wider than long, laterally with arc-shaped structures. Prosoma reddish yellow, margin darker. Sternum reddish, with darker margin. Chelicerae with 4 teeth on pro- and retromargin. Legs orange-brown, relatively long and stout. Opisthosoma dark grey to black.

Body length male: 3.2-3.5 mm
Body length female: 4.0 mm
Additional information

In very damp localities, which are often flooded, on plants standing in the water

Frequency: Rarely found

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

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Machač O, Ivinskis P, Rimšaitė J (2016) Several new for the Lithuanian fauna species of spiders (Araneae). Naujos ir retos Lietuvos vabzdžių rūšys 28: 121-126

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

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

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
22-02-2017 Datasheet update Old value
22-02-2017 Distribution update Old value
16-08-2016 Image insert
28-04-2014 Distribution update Old value