Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Didectoprocnemis  Denis, 1949   1 species

Didectoprocnemis cirtensis  (Simon, 1884)


Proosma yellowish to reddish brown, fovea and striae suffused with grey. Prosoma length: 0.66-0.80 mm, prosoma width: 0.56-0.62 mm. Legs yellowish to orange-brown. Opisthosoma grey to dark grey.

Body length male: 1.4-1.9 mm

Prosoma length: 0.74-0.92 mm, prosoma width: 0.54-0.72 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 1.8-2.4 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Portugal, France, Crete, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

Bosmans R (2007) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XII. Miscellaneous erigonine genera and additional records (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Bull Annls Soc r belge Ent 143: 117-163

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

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

Simon E (1926) Les arachnides de France 6 (2). Paris (Roret): 309 - 532

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

17-12-2013 Datasheet update Old value
17-12-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value