Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oedothorax  Bertkau, 1883   10 species

Oedothorax apicatus  (Blackwall, 1850)

Description

Male palp with 2 tibial apophyses. Epigyne with epigynal plate approximately as long as wide, margins vague. Prosoma red-brown, radial stripes darker, in males with bristled hump. Legs yellow-orange. Femur partly red-orange. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 2-2.2 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3.5 mm
Additional information

In humid, open areas

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Iran, Central Asia, China
Phenology
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References

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Updates
06-01-2017 Image insert
29-09-2015 Image insert
29-12-2014 Image insert
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
12-07-2013 Distribution update Old value