Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Emblyna  Chamberlin, 1948   7 species

Emblyna annulipes  (Blackwall, 1846)


Prosoma brown with a thin marginal band and radiating thoracic lines, a few white hairs among and behind eyes, where they form three longitudinal rows, typical in shape. Sternumlight brown, typical shape. Opisthosoma with brown lateral bands. Palp: Tibial apophysis short, basal, with two teeth posteriorly. Conductor tip widened and twisted. Prosoma length: 1.4 mm, prosoma width: 1.0 mm.

Body length male: 2-2.5 mm

Prosoma light brown, dusky at sides and in radiating lines. Legs yellow, annulate. Venter with broad median dark band, yellow at sides. Sides of dorsum yellowish, reticulated, basal mark followed by a series of chevrons. Epigynum with posterior rims of foveolae, interrupted somewhat as in E. mitis but the outer segment of the rim shorter and the Emblyna form less distinct.

Body length female: 2-2.5 mm
Additional information

After Wunderlich (1975) E. mitis is distributed in the Palaearctic and  E. annulipes in the Nearctic region. Thus all European records of annulipes should be counted as mitis.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): North America, Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Czechia   (Růžička & Řezáč, 2022a) ||| Estonia   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Russia, Central   (Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2024a) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S, Coşar İ (2024a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2024 [last updated 01 January 2024], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Růžička V, Řezáč M (2022a) Seznam pavouků České republiky. List of spiders of the Czech Republic. Online at https://www.arachnology.cz/seznam-pavouku-cr-26.html and https://www.arachnology.cz/en/seznam-pavouku-cr-26.html pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1975) Dritter Beitrag zur Spinnenfauna Berlins (Arachnida: Araneae). Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin (N.F.) 15: 39-57 pdf

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13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail
21-10-2015 Distribution update Detail