Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Dicymbium  Menge, 1868   4 species

Dicymbium nigrum brevisetosum  Locket, 1962

Description

Tibial apophysis hook-shaped, bent outwardly. Prosoma dark brown, with blackish radial stripes, slightly elevated head region. Legs yellow-brown to red-brown. Tibia I with short hairs. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 1.8-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2.0-2.7 mm
Additional information

Mostly in forest edges and meadows

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Germany: nigrum s.str. confirmed only in the westernmost parts (Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate), nigrum brevisetosum in the entire country
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Ireland   (no references) ||| Italy   (no references) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Lithuania   (no references) ||| Luxembourg   (Kreuels et al., 2019) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Northern Ireland   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Kreuels M, Staudt A, Christian S (2019) Die Spinnenfauna von Luxemburg – eine Zusammenstellung der Nachweise aus den Jahren 1906-2018 (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes luxembourgeois 121: 203-230 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester, England, 204 pp. pdf

Thaler K (1986a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, VII. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 59: 487-498 pdf

Van Keer J, Van Keer K, De Koninck H, Ramel G (2010) The arachnofauna (Araneae) of wetland Kerkini (Macedonia-Northern Central Greece). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 62: 141-160 pdf

Wiehle H (1960a) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae). XI. Micryphantidae-Zwergspinnen. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 47: 1-620 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
12-05-2020 Distribution insert Detail
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2014 Image insert