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

Palliduphantes ericaeus  (Blackwall, 1853)

Description

Male palp with slightly serrated end of lamella. Epigyne with flat scapus, hardly protruding. Lateral parts of epigyne approximately as long as wide, rounded. Prosoma yellow-brown, with dark margin. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma yellow-grey.

Body length male: 1.3-1.9 mm
Body length female: 1.3-2.4 mm
Additional information

In open habitats like peat bogs, damp meadows, but also in dry grassland and heathland.

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Belgium   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Faroe Islands   (Lissner et al., 2016b) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Ireland   (no references) ||| Luxembourg   (Kreuels et al., 2019) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Northern Ireland   (no references) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Dolansky J, Jelinek A, Rousar A, Růžička V (2014) Pavouci České republiky. Pavouk 36: 3-4 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Kielhorn K-H (2016) Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Webspinnen und Weberknechte in Berlin und Brandenburg. Märkische Entomologische Nachrichten 17(2): 261-286 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kreuels M, Staudt A, Christian S (2019) Die Spinnenfauna von Luxemburg – eine Zusammenstellung der Nachweise aus den Jahren 1906-2018 (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes luxembourgeois 121: 203-230 pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Lissner J, Jensen J-K, Hansen L J, Simonsen W, Kelduni R, Nissen K (2016b) An updated checklist of spiders (Araneae) of the Faroe Islands. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 197-240 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester, England, 204 pp. pdf

Rousar A (2014) Palliduphantes ericaeus (Blackwall, 1853) (Araneae:Linyphiidae) - nový druh pro Českou republiku. Pavouk 36: 9-11 pdf

Rozwałka R, Zawal A (2012) Palliduphantes ericaeus (Blackwall, 1853) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) a spider species new for Poland. Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego, Acta Biologica 19: 83-87 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
14-05-2020 Distribution insert Detail
13-12-2017 Distribution update Detail
13-12-2017 Image insert
15-07-2014 Distribution update Detail