Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Palliduphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2001   44 species

Palliduphantes byzantinus  (Fage, 1931)

Description
Male

Prosoma length: 0.75 mm, prosoma width: 0.60 mm.

Body length male: 1.67-2.01 mm
Female

Prosoma reddish yellow, sternum darker. Opisthosoma greyish, dorsum with some darker transverse stripes.

Body length female: 2.37-2.5 mm
Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey
Phenology
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Figures
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Brignoli P M (1979d) Ragni di Grecia XI. Specie nuove o interessanti, cavernicole ed epigee. Revue suisse Zool 86: 181-202

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2018a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2017 [last updated 2 September 2018], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Deltshev C (1980) A contribution to the taxonomical study of pallidus group of genus Lepthyphantes Menge (Araneae, Linyphiidae) in Bulgaria. Acta zool bulg 16: 44-56

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

IJland S, Helsdingen P J van (2016) On some spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of Basilicata and Calabria, Italy. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 36: 25-44

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

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

Updates
10-01-2017 Distribution update Old value
22-10-2013 Image insert