Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bathyphantes  Menge, 1866   13 species

Bathyphantes eumenis  (L. Koch, 1879)


Prosoma dark yellow-brown. Palps and legs brownish yellow to red-yellow. Sternum black-brown, heart-shaped. Chelicerae with 3 teeth.

Body length male: 2.1 mm

Prosoma brownish-yellow, with black lateral margin. Sternum black-brown, heart-shaped. Chelicerae with 4 teeth. Palps and legs brownish yellow. Opisthosoma blackish green, dorsally with 4-5 yellowish chevrons, sometimes indistinct. Epigyne characteristic.

Prosoma length: 1.2 mm.

Body length female: 2.1 mm
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Distribution comment: Records from Belgium, France and Germany refer to B. eumenis buchari (Blick, pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): USA (Alaska), Canada, Czechia, Poland, Finland, Russia (Europe to Far East), China
 male  female
Distribution List
Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( Esyunin & Kazantsev, 2008; ) |||

Esyunin S L, Kazantsev D K (2008) On the spider (Aranei) fauna of the Pechoro-Ilychskiy Reserve (north Urals), with the description of a new Agroeca species (Liocranidae). Arthropoda Selecta 16: 245-250 pdf

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

Holm Å (1967) Spiders (Araneae) from west Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 184(1): 1-99 pdf

Holm Å (1973) On the Spiders collected during the Swedish Expeditions to Novaya Zemlya and Yenisey in 1875 and 1876. Zoologica Scripta 2 2: 71-110 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at

Marusik Y M, Koponen S, Makarova O L (2016a) A survey of spiders (Araneae) collected on the arctic island of Dolgiy (69°12′N), Barents Sea. Arachnology 17: 10-24 pdf

Tanasevitch A V (2011b) On synonymy of linyphiid spiders of the Russian fauna (Arachnida: Aranei: Linyphiidae). 2. Arthropoda Selecta 20: 129-143 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Wozny M, Czajka M (1985) Bathyphantes eumenis (L. Koch, 1879) (Aranei, Linyphiidae) in Poland, and its synonyms. Polskie Pismo Ent 55: 575-582

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