Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Palliduphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2001   65 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 2022): Portugal, Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco
 male  female
Distribution List
Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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). Belgian Journal of Zoology 136: 173-191 pdf

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf