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
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal, France, Greece (Crete), Romania, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| France   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||

Bosmans R (2007) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XII. Miscellaneous erigonine genera and additional records (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 143: 117-163 pdf

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

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

Simon E (1926) Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 2e partie. Roret, Paris, 309-532 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

17-12-2013 Datasheet update Detail
17-12-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail