Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Savignia  Blackwall, 1833   7 species

Savignia fronticornis  (Simon, 1884)


Position of trichobothrium on metatarsus I on 0.28-0.32, on metatarsus IV lacking. Clypeus with long, shaft-like protrusion. Palp: tibia with one slender and pointed and with one blunt, lamellous apophysis.

Prosoma length: 0.9-1.1 mm.

Body length male: 2.3-2.8 mm

Position of trichobothrium on metatarsus I on 0.28-0.32, on metatarsus IV lacking. Epigyne distinctly bipartite.

Prosoma length: 0.9-1.1 mm.

Body length female: 2.2-2.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain, France, Algeria
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, 1996) ||| France   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete  Removed (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia  Removed (Bosmans & Hervé, 2021; Bosmans, 1996) |||

Bosmans R (1996) The genera Araeoncus Simon, Delorripis Simon and Diplocephalus Bertkau in northern Africa (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae): Studies on North African Linyphiidae VII. Belgian Journal of Zoology 126: 123-151 pdf

Bosmans R, Hervé C (2021) Less is more: eight new synonyms in Mediterranean spiders (Araneae), with a new Pelecopsis species from Tunisia (Linyphiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 61: 58-64 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

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

Millidge A F (1977) The conformation of the male palpal organs of linyphiid spiders, and its application to the taxonomic and phylogenetic analysis of the family (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 1-60 pdf

Simon E (1884a) Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, deuxième et troisième partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 180-885, pl. 26-27 pdf

Simon E (1926) Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 2e partie. Roret, Paris, 309-532 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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