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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mecynargus  Kulczynski, 1894   11 species

Mecynargus brocchus  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description

Tibial apophysis dorsally with 2 pointed processes. Prosoma brown, with blackish pattern. Prosoma male: saddle-like shape. Legs brown, with blackish pattern. Opisthosoma blackish.

Body length male: 1.8-1.9 mm
Body length female: 1.7-2 mm
Additional information

high alpine species, approx. 2000-3000 m

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria)
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References

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

Millidge A F (1977) The conformation of the male palpal organs of linyphiid spiders, and its application to the taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of the family (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 1-60 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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1969) Über einige wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus Tirol (Arachn., Araneae, Erigonidae). Ber Nat - Med Ver Innsbruck 57: 195-219

Thaler K (1980a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen - VI (Arachnida: Aranei, Erigonidae). Rev Suisse Zool 87: 579-603

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
19-01-2020 Image insert