Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Trichopterna  Kulczynski, 1894   3 species

Trichopterna cucurbitina  (Simon, 1881)

Description
Male

Prosoma orange-brown, margins suffused with grey. Prosoma length: 0.64 mm, prosoma width: 0.50 mm. Legs orange-brown, patellae yellowish brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 1.7-2.2 mm
Female

Proosma length: 0.64-0.72 mm, Prosoma width: 0.52-0.62 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 1.8-2.7 mm
Additional information

Always close to river banks.

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Portugal, France
Phenology
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Figures
References

Bosmans R, Cardoso P, Crespo L C (2010) A review of the linyphiid spiders of Portugal, with the description of six new species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 2473: 1-67

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

Simon E (1926) Les arachnides de France 6 (2). Paris (Roret): 309 - 532

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
17-12-2013 Datasheet update Old value
17-12-2013 Image insert