Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Palliduphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2001   62 species

Palliduphantes cadiziensis  (Wunderlich, 1980)


Lamella characteristica of male palp long and bifurcate. Embolus pointed. Epigyne strongly protruding. Scape strongly folded, distal part narrowing. Prosoma and legs yellowish to yellowish orange. Eyes surrounded with black. Opisthosoma grey to dark grey, often with paler spots and bars

Body length male: 1.6-1.9 mm
Body length female: 2.1-3.5 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco
 male  female
Distribution List
Morocco   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||

Bosmans R (2006b) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part X. New data on Lepthyphantes Menge (sensu lato) species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Belg J Zool 136: 173-191

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

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