Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigonoplus  Simon, 1884   16 species

Erigonoplus castellanus  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)

Description
Male

Tibia I-II with 2 spines, III-IV with 1 spine; TmI at 0.4-0.45. Prosoma yellow-brown, thoracic part suffused with blackish-brown, with a very large lobe. Legs dull orange. Opisthosoma black, coriaceous, bearing moderatly long stout curved bristles.

Body length male: 1.8 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 0.73 mm, prosoma width: 0.57 mm.

Body length female: 1.8-1.9 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Portugal, Spain
Phenology
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Figures
References

Bosmans R, Cardoso P, Crespo L C (2010) A review of the linyphiid spiders of Portugal, with the description of six new species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 2473: 1-67

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

Millidge A F (1975a) A taxonomic revision of the genus Erigonoplus Simon 1884 (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 3: 95-100

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
05-11-2013 Datasheet update Old value
05-11-2013 Image insert