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

Mughiphantes merretti  (Millidge, 1975)

Description

Cymbium with conical projection on prolateral side. Lamella with 2 branches, with several saw-like teeth. Prosoma pale brown in females, greyish brown in males, suffused with black on margins, fovea, striae and eye region. Sternum female: yellow-brown, male: black. Legs brown. Femur I-IV with 1 dorsal spine, femur I with an additional spine in distal half. Tibia I-IV dorsally with 2 spines, ventrally with 4 spines, 1 prolateral and 1 retrolateral spine in distal half. Metatarsus I-IV with 1 dorsal spine; TmI at 0.22. Opisthosoma black

Body length male: 2.25-2.54 mm
Body length female: 2.85-3 mm
Additional information

Under stones

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy
Figures
References

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

Millidge A F (1975c) A new species of linyphiid spider, Lepthyphantes merretti, from the Dolomites. Bull Br Arachnol Soc 3: 63-65

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