Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mughiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1999   28 species

Mughiphantes baebleri  (Lessert, 1910)


Paracymbium with slender and rounded terminal branch. Lamella of male male palp at half length with denticles on both sides. Epigynal plate wider than scapus and therefore visible from ventral. Prosoma black-brown. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma blackish.

Body length male: 2.1-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2.1-2.5 mm
Additional information

nival zone of W- and E-Alps, 2500-3600 m

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia)
 male  female

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

06-10-2018 Distribution update Old value