Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Palliduphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2001   65 species

Palliduphantes angustiformis  (Simon, 1884)


Pedipalp: lamella characteristica elongated, bifurcate at the top.


Epigyne with relatively wide scapus, about 3 times as long as wide.

Body length female: 2.5 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): France (incl. Corsica), Italy (incl. Sardinia)
 male  female
Distribution List
France   (Déjean, 2015c) ||| France / Corsica   (Bosmans & Colombo, 2015) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019; Ballarin & Pantini, 2022) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Ballarin F, Pantini P (2022) A synthesis of the genus Palliduphantes Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 2001 in Italy, with a description of two new species (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Micronetinae). Arachnology 19: 302-315 pdf

Bosmans R, Colombo M (2015) New species of spiders from Sardinia (Araneae), with ecological notes on Lipocrea epeiroides (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872) (Araneae: Araneidae). Arachnology 16: 319-332 pdf

Brignoli P M (1971d) Note su ragni cavernicoli italiani (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 7: 121-229 pdf

Déjean S (2015c) Contribution à l'inventaire des araignées (Arachnida, Araneae) et opilions (Arachnida, Opiliones) de l'île de Porquerolles (Var, Provence, France). Scientific Reports of Port-Cros national Park 29: 75-102 pdf

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1995a) Zur Kenntnis der Endemiten, zur Evolution und zur Biogeographie der Spinnen Korsikas und Sardiniens, mit Neubeschreibungen (Arachnida: Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 353-383 pdf

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