Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Abiskoa  Saaristo & Tanasevtich, 2000   1 species

Abiskoa abiskoensis  (Holm, 1945)


Cymbium with 4-5 small basal tubercles. Epigyne with scapus, completely separated. Prosoma yellow-brown, with slender, grey margin. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey with pale lateral stripes and dorsal transverse stripes.

Body length male: 2.2-3 mm
Body length female: 2.2-3 mm
Additional information

In various types of vegetation, prefers lower vegetation layers

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Scandinavia, Poland, Russia (Europe to Far East), China

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

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

Holm Å (1945) Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv Zool 36: 1-80

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Palmgren P (1975) Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens VI. Fauna Fenn 28: 1-102

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

29-08-2016 Image insert