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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Collinsia  O. P.-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 2018): USA (Alaska), Canada, Northern Europe, Russia (European to Far East)
Figures
References

Agnarsson I (1996) Íslenskar köngulaer Fjölrit Náttúrufraedistofnunar 31: 1-175

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

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. Zool Bidr Upps 33: 29-67

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Updates
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value
24-06-2014 Distribution update Old value
01-04-2014 Image insert
26-03-2013 Image insert