Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Floronia  Simon, 1887   1 species

Floronia bucculenta  (Clerck, 1757)


Cymbium with pointed protrusion at base. Paracymbium huge. Epigyne transverse oval with large scapus. Prosoma yellow-brown, with broad, often separated median stripe, margin broad, dark brown. Male: head region elevated hemispherically. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae red-brown, with 4-5 short, robust teeth on anterior cheliceral furrow margin. Legs yellow-brown, sometimes vaguely annulated. Opisthosoma highly elevated (length = height), with irregular pattern consisting of grey and white spots on white ground, ventrally with dark longitudinal band.

Body length male: 4.5-5 mm
Body length female: 4.5-5.0 mm
Additional information

On low plants in damp forest edges

Frequency: frequent in some places

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
 male  female

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01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value