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 2021): Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia)
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Michaud A, Forêt J (2018) Découverte en France d'Agyneta alpica Tanasevitch, 2000 et de Mughiphantes baebleri (Lessert, 1910) (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 5: 11-13 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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 (1982a) Weitere wenig bekannte Lepthyphantes-Arten der Alpen (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 89: 395-417 pdf

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

06-10-2018 Distribution update Detail