Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   53 species

Walckenaeria antica  (Wider, 1834)

Description

Embolus narrowly twisted. Prosoma red-brown to dark brown, radial stripes and margin darker. Legs red-orange. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 1.5-2.3 mm
Body length female: 2-2.7 mm
Additional information

In sun-exposed and dry habitats, thermophilic

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Kyrgyzstan, China, Korea, Japan
Phenology
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References

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Updates
22-09-2017 Image insert
04-08-2017 Image insert
15-02-2016 Distribution update Old value
30-09-2014 Distribution update Old value
15-04-2014 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value