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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Semljicola  Strand, 1906   10 species

Semljicola caliginosus  (Falconer, 1910)

Description

Embolus consisting of a short, rounded tooth. Prosoma yellowish-brown, eye region and dorsal groove darkened. Sternum yellowish-brown, tinged with black. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 2 mm
Body length female: 2 mm
Additional information

In humid moss and grass in the mountains. In moist leaf-litter and detritus in Salix-shrubs close to open water (Southern Norway). May be found at quite low altitudes (115. m.a.s.l.).

 

Frequency: Very rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Britain (Scotland), Norway, northern Russia
Phenology
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References

Aakra K, Morka G H, Antonson A, Farlund M, Wrånes R E, Frølandshagen R, Løvbrekke H, Furuseth P, Fjellberg A, Lemke M, Pfliegler W P, Andersen S, Olsen K M, Aadland B, Berggren K (2016) Spiders new to Norway (Arachnida, Araneae) with ecological, taxonomical and faunistic comments. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 6-43

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

Holm Å (1963) Spiders of the genus Eboria Falc. (Araneae: Erigonidae). Entomol Ts Arg 84: 266-281

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Saaristo M I, Eskov K Y (1996) Taxonomy and zoogeography of the hypoarctic erigonine spider genus Semljicola (Araneida, Linyphiidae). Acta Zool Fenn 201: 47-69

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

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