Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Palliduphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2001   62 species

Palliduphantes gladiola  (Simon, 1884)


Prosoma and legs yellow brown, eye field strongly protruding. Opisthosoma long-oval, with some very long hairs, grey, varying, distal half often with chevron-like transversal bands. Palp: paracymbium with a long, strongly sclerotized, dorsally bent spur. Lamella characteristica small, only in distal third strongly sclerotized.

Prosoma length: 1.0 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.

Body length male: 2.1 mm

Colour as in male. Epigyne: protruding, with long, distally strongly widened scape.

Prosoma length: 1.0 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.

Body length female: 2.1 mm
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Distribution comment: Record from Italy doubtful per Pantini & Isaia (2015), therefore removed
Global distribution (WSC 2020): France (incl. Corsica)
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) |||

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) 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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1980e) Linyphiidae aus Süd-Europa und Nord-Afrika (Arachn.: Araneae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg (NF) 23: 319-337 pdf

29-12-2014 Distribution update Detail