Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigone  Audouin, 1826   27 species

Erigone arctica arctica  (White, 1852)


Tibial apophysis with 2 denticles arranged in a row on median process. Epigyne with 2 circular depressions laterally on epigynal plate. Prosoma chestnut-brown, radial stripes and lateral region darker. Legs yellow-brown to red-brown. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 2.5-3.2 mm
Body length female: 2.6-3.6 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Not in Europe (Holm 1956, Tanasevitch 2013b)
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Russia (north-eastern Siberia), USA (Alaska), Canada, Greenland
 male  female
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"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.


Holm Å (1956) Notes on Arctic spiders of the genera Erigone Aud. and Hilaira Sim. Arkiv för Zoologi 9: 453-469 pdf

Marusik Y M, Böcher J, Koponen S (2006b) The collection of Greenland spiders (Aranei) kept in the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen. Arthropoda Selecta 15: 59-80 pdf

Tanasevitch A V (2013b) The linyphiid spiders of the Altais, southern Siberia (Aranei: Linyphiidae). Arthropoda Selecta 22: 267-306 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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