Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bolyphantes  C. L. Koch, 1837   9 species

Bolyphantes kilpisjaerviensis  Palmgren, 1975


Male unknown.


Prosoma and legs light yellowish (preserved specimen). Median and lateral bands somewhat darker. Prosomalänge: 1.40 mm. Opisthosom: dorsum with lanceolate median stripe in anterior part, posterior part with 3 pairs of dark spots, sides dark.

Body length female: 3.4 mm
Additional information

May be a teratological specimen (van Helsdingen et al., 2001).

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Finland
Distribution List
Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) |||

Helsdingen P J van, Thaler K, Deltshev C (2001) The European species of Bolyphantes with an attempt of a phylogenetic analysis (Araneae Linyphiidae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 80: 3-35 pdf

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

Palmgren P (1975) Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens VI. Linyphiidae 1 (Die Linyphiinae und Linyphiinae-ähnlichen Micryphantinae). Fauna Fennica 28: 1-102 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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