Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Entelecara  Simon, 1884   17 species

Entelecara truncatifrons  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1875)


Prosoma yellowish orange, striae grey, cephalic part bright yellow.  Prosoma length: 0.84-0.88 mm, prosoma width: 0.64-0.68 mm. Legs yellowish orange, femora reddish, tibiae somewhat darkened. Opisthosoma dull black, anterior part suffused with yellow to dark grey.

Body length male: 1.6-1.9 mm

Prosoma length: 0.60-0.68 mm, Prosoma width: 0.46-0.52 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 1.5-2 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): France, Corsica, Algeria

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Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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Millidge A F (1977) The conformation of the male palpal organs of linyphiid spiders, and its application to the taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of the family (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 1-60 pdf

Simon E (1884a) Les arachnides de France 5 (2/3). Pl XXVI - XXVII Paris (Roret): 181-885

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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