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

Bolyphantes nigropictus  Simon, 1884

Description
Male

Anterior metatarsi with only 1 dorsal spine. Palp: patellar spine clavate, with large denticles, typical shape of lamella and suprategulum.

Prosoma length: 1.3 mm, prosoma width: 1.0 mm.

Body length male: 2.6-3.2 mm
Female

Anterior metatarsi with only 1 dorsal spine. Epigyne: sides of proximal part of scape diverging, apical part rounded.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.8 mm.

Body length female: 2.6-3.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Western Mediterranean
Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

Bosmans R (2006a) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XI. Miscellaneous linyphiid genera and additions (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 141: 125-161 pdf

Bosmans R, Cardoso P, Crespo L C (2010) A review of the linyphiid spiders of Portugal, with the description of six new species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 2473: 1-67 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

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

Updates
03-02-2019 Datasheet update Detail
11-07-2016 Datasheet update Detail
25-06-2013 Distribution update Detail
09-04-2013 Distribution update Detail