Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bolyphantes  C. L. Koch, 1837   8 species

Bolyphantes kolosvaryi  (Caporiacco, 1936)


Anterior metatarsi with many spines. Palp: characteristic patellar spine, suprategular apophysis with straight lower branch, posterior margin of lamella slightly curved in anterior direction.

Prosoma length: 1.5-2.0 mm, prosoma width: 1.2-1.4 mm.

Body length male: 2.7-4.1 mm

Anterior metatarsi with many spines. Epigyne: apical part of scape rigid and triangular in lateral view, with attached knob (flexible).

Prosoma length: 1.5-2.0 mm, prosoma width: 1.2-1.4 mm.

Body length female: 2.7-4.1 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): France, Switzerland, Italy, Balkans
 male  female

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10-01-2017 Distribution update Old value
11-07-2016 Datasheet update Old value