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 2021): Algeria, Portugal, France, Italy (Sardinia)
 male  female
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, 2006a) ||| France   (Thaler, 1983b) ||| France / Corsica   (Thaler, 1983b) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Bosmans & Colombo, 2015) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R (2006a) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XI. Miscellaneous linyphiid genera and additions (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 141: 125-161 pdf

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 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Thaler K (1983b) Über Tapinopa disjugata Simon (1884) (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae). Archives des Sciences, Genève 36: 461-468 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

15-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
13-01-2016 Distribution update Detail