Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Tenuiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   25 species

Tenuiphantes herbicola  (Simon, 1884)

Description
Male

Palp: paracymbium with a small tooth on antrior margin of proximal branch. Lamella characteristica only slightly curved, with dorsal and ventral arms. Embolus without denticles on basal part. Prosoma length: 0.76-0.92 mm.

Body length male: 1.7-2.1 mm
Female

Epigyne: basal part of scapus gradually widening, with concave margins. Posterior median plate distinct in ventral aspect. Prosoma length: 0.77-0.92 mm.

Body length female: 1.7-2.8 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, France (incl. Corsica), Italy, Croatia, Albania, Greece, Algeria
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Algeria   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sicily   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||
References

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

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

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S (2015) A quick scan of the spider fauna in the surroundings of Përmet, Albania (Arachnida, Araneae) - preliminary report. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 35: 15-33

Helsdingen P J van, Thaler K, Deltshev C (1977) The tenuis group of Lepthyphantes Menge (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Tijdschr Ent 120: 1-54

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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Russell-Smith A (2014) Spiders from the Ionian islands of Kerkyra (Corfu) and Lefkada, Greece (Arachnida: Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 23: 285–300

Tanasevitch A V (2011a) On linyphiid spiders from the eastern and central Mediterranean kept at the Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Geneva. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 118: 49-91 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

Updates
24-12-2015 Distribution update Detail
09-10-2014 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail