Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Megalepthyphantes  Wunderlich, 1994   12 species

Megalepthyphantes lydiae  Wunderlich, 1994


Lamella characteristica knee-like bent. Prosoma yellow-brown, with darker median band. Sternum blackish. Legs yellow-brown, annulated. Opisthosoma light grey, with dorsal chevrons and light longitudinal band laterally.

Body length male: 3.5 mm

Epigyne with a large, protruding scapus. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 3.8 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Greece
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.

Greece   (Naumova et al., 2016a; Wunderlich, 1994b; Tanasevitch, 2019c) |||

Naumova M V, Lazarov S, Petrov B, Deltshev C (2016a) New faunistic data on the cave-dwelling spiders in the Balkan Peninsula (Araneae). Ecologia Montenegrina 7: 425-438 pdf

Tanasevitch A V (2019c) On Megalepthyphantes lydiae Wunderlich, 1994 (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 126: 147-150 pdf

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

Wunderlich J (1994b) Beschreibung der neuen Spinnen-Gattung Megalepthyphantes aus der Familie der Baldachinspinnen und einer bisher unbekannten Art aus Griechenland (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Entomologische Zeitschrift 104: 168-171 pdf

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