Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigone  Audouin, 1826   29 species

Erigone dentigera  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874

Description

Tibial apophysis with a short, stout tooth. Epigyne with laterally protruding parts of epigynal plate, semicircularly sclerotised. Prosoma chestnut-brown, radial stripes and margin darker. Legs yellow-brown to red-brown. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 1.8-2.8 mm
Body length female: 1.9-2.8 mm
Additional information

prefers humid conditions, in meadows, bogs and on water borders. In Central Europe only scattered records.

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): North America, Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (Thaler, 1999b) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Denmark   (Lissner & Scharff, 2019) ||| Faroe Islands   (Lissner et al., 2016b) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| France   (Le Peru, 2007) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Germany   (Blick et al., 2016) ||| Iceland   (Agnarsson, 1996) ||| Ireland   (Lavery, 2019) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Netherlands   (van Helsdingen, 2021) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2017) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (Rozwałka & Stanska, 2008) ||| Russia, Northern   (Nekhaeva, 2020) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| Switzerland   (Maurer & Hänggi, 1990) ||| United Kingdom   (Lavery, 2019) |||
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