Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Linyphia  Latreille, 1804   8 species

Linyphia mimonti  Simon, 1885

Description
Male

Prosoma light yellow-brown, with a narrow blackish submarginal band. Chelicerae light yellow-brown, promargin with 3, retromargin with 4 teeth. Stenrum yellow-brown, grey at margins. Legs yellow brown with dark annulation, patellae greyish, tibiae, metatarsi and tarsi with distinct apical rings. Opisthosoma light beige-coloured (bleached?), latero-dorsal bands with white blotches on whole length, dorsal posterior third with faint grey chevrons, lateral with a row of 4 small oblong black spots, lateral and ventral side with some white spots. Spinnerets yellow-brown (van Helsdingen, 1969).

Body length male: 4.2 mm
Female

Colouration in general as in males. Opisthosoma with purple-brown median band, its margins serrated and sinuate, dorsal half of lateral surface and around median band white (van Helsdingen, 1969).

Body length female: 3.9-6 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Italy, Albania, Greece (incl. Crete), Lebanon, Israel
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Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Albania   (van Helsdingen & IJland, 2015; Blick, 2018) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||
References

Blick T (2018) A small collection of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) from the River Vjosa, Albania – with an updated spider checklist of Albania. Acta ZooBot Austria 155: 213-232 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 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

Brignoli P M (1975a) Ragni d'Italia XXV. Su alcuni ragni cavernicoli dell'Italia settentrionale (Araneae). Notiziario del Circolo Speleologico Romano 20: 7-39 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (1969) A reclassification of the species of Linyphia Latreille based on the functioning of the genitalia (Araneida, Linyphiidae), I. Zoologische Verhandelingen 105: 1-303 pdf

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S (2015) A quick scan of the spider fauna in the surroundings of Përmet, Albania (Arachnida, Araneae) - preliminary report. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 35: 15-33 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
02-06-2023 Distribution update Detail
24-12-2015 Distribution update Detail
28-01-2015 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail