Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oedothorax  Bertkau, 1883   10 species

Oedothorax paludigena  Simon, 1926


Prosoma brown, fovea and striae blackish. Sternum brown suffused with varying amounts of black, broadly truncated posteriorly. Legs brown to orange-brown, patellae and distal part of tibiae and metatarsi paler. Tibia I-II with 2 dorsal spines, tibia III-IV with 1 dorsal spine. TmI at 0.65. Opisthosoma greyish black with paler longitudinal stripe (sometimes absent in males)

Body length male: 1.7-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3 mm
Additional information

In coastal marshes

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): France (incl. Corsica), Italy (incl. Sardinia), Greece
Distribution List
France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( no references ) |||

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Millidge A F (1975d) Some new or little-known erigonid spiders from southern Europe. Bull Br arachnol Soc 3: 120-125

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

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

20-04-2018 Image insert
13-01-2016 Distribution update Detail