Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Enoplognatha  Pavesi, 1880   27 species

Enoplognatha caricis  (Fickert, 1876)

Description

Male palp with median apophysis twice as long as wide. Epigyne with very wide epigynal groove, backwardly bent laterally. Prosoma light brown, with darker margin and radial stripes. Sternum dark brown, margin darker. Chelicerae brown, male: distally with 2 robust, bent teeth. Legs brown. Opisthosoma brown, ventrally unicoloured, dorsally with dark brown folium and white longitudinal stripe anterior of heart region reaching spinnerets. Female: ventrally with white spots.

Body length male: 5 mm
Body length female: 5-7.7 mm
Additional information

In bogs and swamps

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Russia (Europe to Far East), China, Korea, Japan
Phenology
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References

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Wiehle H (1937) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, VIII. 26: Familie Theridiidae oder Haubennetzspinnen (Kugelspinnen). Tierwelt Deutschlands 33

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (1976) Zur Kenntnis der mitteleuropäischen Arten der Gattung Enoplognatha Pavesi und Robertus O. Pick. Cambridge Senck Biol 57: 97-112

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Updates
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
12-03-2015 Image insert
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