Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Trichoncus  Simon, 1884   21 species

Trichoncus auritus  (L. Koch, 1869)


Tibial apophysis with large ± quadrangular process beside the long bent process. Epigyne with strongly protruding posterior margin. Prosoma red-brown, with dark pattern, unmodified. Opisthosoma blackish.

Body length male: 2.4-2.6 mm
Body length female: 2-2.7 mm
Additional information

Biology mostly unknown

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018)

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

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

Pantini P, Isaia M, Mazzoleni F, Oneto C (2016) Nuovi dati sui ragni di Lombardia (Arachnida, Araneae). Rivista del Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali "E. Caffi", Bergamo 29: 21-44 pdf

Thaler K (1991a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen-VIII (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 98: 165-184 pdf

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

08-11-2017 Image insert
08-11-2017 Distribution update Old value