Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigone  Audouin, 1826   30 species

Erigone arctica  (White, 1852)

Description

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
Additional information

Prefers humid conditions, circumpolar species

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: No known record from Germany (Blick et al. 2016: only E. a. maritima), therefore deleted - is probably the same for at least France, Belgium, Netherlands, Danmark and Poland
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to East Siberia)
Phenology
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References

Blick T, Finch O-D, Harms K H, Kiechle J, Kielhorn K-H , Kreuels M, Malten A, Martin D, Muster C, Nährig D, Platen R, Rödel I, Scheidler M, Staudt A, Stumpf H, Tolke D (2016) Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der Spinnen (Arachnida: Araneae) Deutschlands. 3. Fassung, Stand April 2008, einzelne Änderungen und Nachträge bis August 2015. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt 70/4: 383-510

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

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

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders 3. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Tyshchenko V P (1971) Classification key of Aranei of the European part of the USSR. Opred Po fauna 105, Moskow

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
16-02-2016 Distribution update Old value
01-07-2014 Distribution update Old value
24-06-2014 Image insert
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