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 2022): Scandinavia, Poland, Russia (Europe to Far East), China
Distribution List
Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) |||

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

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

Holm Å (1945) Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv för Zoologi 36(A15): 1-80 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at pdf

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Morka G H (unpubl.)

Palmgren P (1975) Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens VI. Linyphiidae 1 (Die Linyphiinae und Linyphiinae-ähnlichen Micryphantinae). Fauna Fennica 28: 1-102 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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