Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Megalepthyphantes  Wunderlich, 1994   12 species

Megalepthyphantes collinus  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description

Male palp with sickle-shaped lamella characteristica. Epigyne with visible part of scapus wider than long. Prosoma dark red-brown with lateral stripes. Legs red-brown, annulated with brown. Opisthosoma grey-brown with black spots.

Body length male: 3-5.5 mm
Body length female: 3-5.5 mm
Additional information

in dry places

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, Turkey
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2021a) ||| Ukraine   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (Berry, 2020) |||
References

Berry T (2020) Megalepthyphantes on the move. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 147(S.R.S. News 96): 6 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2021a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2021 [last updated 1 January 2021], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

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

Höfer H, Meyer F, Bauer T, Bayer S, Harry I, Kastner L (2019) Überraschende Erstnachweise und neue Daten zu seltenen Spinnenarten (Arachnida: Araneae) aus Blockhalden in Baden-Württemberg. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 58: 62-84 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Saaristo M I (1997a) Description of Megalepthyphantes pseudocollinus, n. sp. (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Micronetinae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10: 257-259 pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

Staręga W (1972) Nowe dla fauny Polski i rzadsze gatunki pajakow (Aranei), z opisem Lepthyphantes milleri sp. n.. Fragmenta Faunistica 18: 55-98 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
16-01-2021 Distribution update Detail
17-10-2019 Image insert