Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Janetschekia  Schenkel, 1939   1 species

Janetschekia monodon  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873)

Description

Prosoma shiny brown-black with blackish pattern. Sternum and chelicerae brownish yellow, sometimes darkened. Legs brownish yellow, sometimes darkened. Opisthosoma blackish, lung-covers yellowish.

Body length male: 1.5 mm
Body length female: 1.8 mm
Additional information

in glacier forefields of the Alps in rocky debris areas with poor vegetation, gravely river banks, also directly on border of glacier, 250-3400m; also on gravel roofs (Komposch 2004).

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Albania
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   (Komnenov, 2018) ||| Austria   (no references) ||| France   (Michaud, 2021) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||
References

Komnenov M (2018) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the floodplains of the Vjosa river, south Albania. Acta ZooBot Austria 155: 197-212 pdf

Komposch C (2004) Die Spinnenfauna (Araneae). Naturdach Kraftwerk Friesach. Sukzessionsstudie. Forschung im Verbund 87: 24-43 pdf

Michaud A (2021) Découverte en France de Janetschekia monodon (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873) (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 8: 2-5 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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1969) Über einige wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus Tirol (Arachn., Araneae, Erigonidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 57: 195-219 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
24-11-2021 Distribution update Detail
24-11-2021 Distribution insert Detail
24-11-2021 Image insert
02-12-2018 Image insert
02-12-2018 Distribution update Detail