Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Gonatium  Menge, 1868   12 species

Gonatium ensipotens  (Simon, 1881)

Description
Male

Prosoma orange, prosoma length: 1.1 mm, raised anteriorly in males. Sternum red-brown to orange. Legs yellow to orange. Opisthosoma grey-pink.

Body length male: 2.35 mm
Female

Prosoma length: 1.2 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 2.7-3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Germany: see comment by Blick et al. (2016)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Southwestern Europe
Phenology
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References

Blick T, Finch O-D, Harms K H, Kiechle J, Kielhorn K-H , Kreuels M, Malten A, Martin D, Muster C, Nährig D, Platen R, Rödel I, Scheidler M, Staudt A, Stumpf H, Tolke D (2016) Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der Spinnen (Arachnida: Araneae) Deutschlands. 3. Fassung, Stand April 2008, einzelne Änderungen und Nachträge bis August 2015. Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt 70/4: 383-510

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

Millidge A F (1981) A revision of the genus Gonatium (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 5: 253-277

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

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
02-03-2015 Distribution update Old value
17-12-2013 Datasheet update Old value