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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Collinsia  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1913   10 species

Collinsia spetsbergensis  (Thorell, 1871)

Description
Male

Prosoma unmodified. Opisthosoma without scutum, dark, without pattern. Palp with long transparent tapering lamella. Tibial apophysis sharp. Paracymbium simple, smaller than tibia.

Body length male: 1.8-2 mm
Female

Opisthosoma without scutum. Prosoma unmodified. Epigyne with long transverse furrow and lack of median furrow. Pre-epigastric field unmodified.

Body length female: 2-2.4 mm
Additional information

In Scandinavia exclusively in lichen vegetation above 1400 m altitude. In Ellesmere Island specimens were found in river deltas with fine, muddy sand covered with dense Equisetum and some Salix.

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): USA (Alaska), Canada, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
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Distribution List
Iceland   ( Agnarsson, 1996; ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Franz Jozef Land   ( Coulson et al., 2014; ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Novaya Zemlya   ( Tanasevitch, 2017b; ) ||| Svalbard   ( Holm, 1958b; ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) |||
References

Agnarsson I (1996) Íslenskar köngulær Fjölrit Náttúrufræðistofnunar 31: 1-175 pdf

Breuss W (2004) Eine Ausbeute von Spinnen (Arachnida, Araneae) von Franz-Josef-Land (Russland). In Thaler, K. (ed.), Diversität und Biologie von Webspinnen, Skorpionen under anderen Spinnentieren. Denisia 12: 535-545

Coulson S J et al. (2014) The terrestrial and freshwater invertebrate biodiversity of the archipelagoes of the Barents Sea; Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 68 68: 440-470 pdf

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

Holm Å (1958b) The spiders of the Isfjord region of Spitsbergen. Zoologiska Bidrag från Uppsala 33: 29-67 pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Tanasevitch A V (2017b) Spiders (Aranei) of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago and the Vaygach Island, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 26: 145-153 pdf

Tanasevitch A V (2018) New data on spiders (Aranei) from the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago and Siberian Arctic, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 27: 69-71 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

Updates
24-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
17-02-2019 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail
24-06-2014 Distribution update Detail
01-04-2014 Image insert
26-03-2013 Image insert