Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mughiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1999   28 species

Mughiphantes brunneri  (Thaler, 1984)


Prosoma brown-black. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin. Legs light yellow. Opisthosoma blackish. Palp: cymbium with dorsal convulsion, paracymbium characteristic, with stick-like apophysis at the border between joint and side branch, embolus stick-like.

Prosoma length: 1.0-1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.

Body length male: 2.5 mm

Colour as in male. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin. Epigyne: epigynal groove tube-like, median plate with shallow depression, proximal part of scape almost square, with indented aboral edge, end part strongly shortened, without stretcher.

Prosoma length: 1.1-1.3 mm, prosoma width: 0.9-1.1 mm.

Body length female: 2.5-3.3 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Italy

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

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). [Old pdf-version: Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at Pantini_&_Isaia_- _Checklist_of_the_Italian_spiders._June_2018.] Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1984c) Weitere Lepthyphantes-Arten der mughi-Gruppe aus den Alpen (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae). Revue suisse Zool 91: 913-924

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2