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

Mughiphantes suffusus  (Strand, 1901)


As female, but smaller and with longer legs. Prosoma reticulation less fine. Dark. Palp: Tibia almost as long and wide as patella, with strongly rounded process, which is slightly longer than wide. Patella dorsally with long bristle.


Prosoma finely reticulated, dorsal groove large. Eyes large. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin. Sternum shiny and finely reticulated. Epigyne: Scape smooth, yellow-brown, with 3 weak longitudinal depressions and 2 small grooves.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.8 mm.

Body length female: 2.6 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Scandinavia, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Distribution List
Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) |||

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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