Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Tenuiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   26 species

Tenuiphantes retezaticus  (Růžička, 1985)


Prosoma brownish yellow. Sternum black-yellow, wider than long. Chelicerae with each 3 teeth on pro- and retromargin. Legs brownish-yellow. Opisthosoma light grey without pattern. Palp: Tibia with one stout spine. Base of terminal apophysis terminates in a smaller, oval triangular plate. Basal part of embolus furnished with 4 denticles.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.


Prosoma uniformly brownish-yellow. Sternum black-yellow, as long as wide. Chelicerae and legs as in male. Epigyne: scape rather widening from narrow stem. Beneath the scape stem protrude the rounded lobes of the inner part of the scape.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Romania
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Romania   (no references) |||

Růžička V (1985) Lepthyphantes retezaticus sp. n., a new spider from the Rumanian mountains (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Věstník Československé Zoologické Společnosti v Praze 49: 234-238 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf