Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Nigma  Lehtinen, 1967   7 species

Nigma walckenaeri  (Roewer, 1951)

Description

Cymbium with dorsal hump. Tibial apophysis laterally pointed. Epigyne with very narrow median bar, more than three times as long as wide. Prosoma female: yellowish brown, male: red-brown. Sternum bright yellowish. Chelicerae bright yellowish. Legs green. Femur sometimes brownish. Opisthosoma of living specimens green, sometimes with whitish pattern.

Body length male: 3.5-4 mm
Body length female: 4.5-5 mm
Additional information

Frequent on leaves of herbs and bushes, mostly in gardens and forest edges.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus
Phenology
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References

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Updates
27-04-2018 Distribution update Old value
16-11-2017 Image insert
24-01-2017 Distribution update Old value
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
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