Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigone  Audouin, 1826   30 species

Erigone welchi  Jackson, 1911

Description
Male

Prosoma and sternum dark reddish-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma pale brown. Palp: Femur with series of 3-4 very long teeth, each with one hair. Distinct patellar and tibial apophyses. Prosoma length: 1.5 mm.

Body length male: 2-2.5 mm
Female

Prosoma and sternum dark reddish-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma pale brown. Epigyne variable. Posterior border forms a characteristically shaped ridge.

Body length female: 2-2.5 mm
Additional information

Mainly in damp habitats

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Ireland, Britain, France, Scandinavia
Phenology
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Figures
References

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Farlund M (2012) Norwegian Spiders - Norske edderkopper. Online at http://crocea.wordpress.com/norsk-artsliste/

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

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

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
22-05-2018 Image insert
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value
26-02-2014 Distribution update Old value