Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Tapinopa  Westring, 1851   3 species

Tapinopa disjugata  Simon, 1884


Cymbium with pointed, conical process. Prosoma darkened, with bright median band extending to petiolus. Sternum blackish. Legs annulated. Opisthosoma dorsally with 4 glasses-shaped transverse bands, medially narrowed on whitish ground, ventrally blackish.

Body length male: 3.2-3.6 mm
Body length female: 2.9-3.6 mm
Additional information

Under stones in deep litter layer of forests, apparent preference for humidity

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Portugal, France, Sardinia
 male  female

Bosmans R (2006a) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XI. Miscellaneous linyphiid genera and additions (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Bull Annls Soc r belge Ent 141: 125-161

Bosmans R, Colombo M (2015) New species of spiders from Sardinia (Araneae), with ecological notes on Lipocrea epeiroides (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Araneidae). Arachnology 16: 319-332

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

Thaler K (1983b) Über Tapinopa disjugata Simon (1884) (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae). Arch Sc Genève 36: 461-468

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

13-01-2016 Distribution update Old value