Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Improphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   11 species

Improphantes complicatus  (Emerton, 1882)

Description

Male palp with gradually tapering lamella, serrated distally. Epigyne with square scapus, not visible in ventral view, arranged perpendicular to opisthosoma. Prosoma yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 1.7-2.2 mm
Body length female: 1.7-2.2 mm
Additional information

in grass heathland and in mountain region

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Denmark   ( no references ) ||| Faroe Islands   ( Lissner et al., 2016b; ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Iceland   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Liechtenstein   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Svalbard   ( Holm, 1958b; ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| United Kingdom   ( no references ) |||
References

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

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

Holm Å (1958b) The spiders of the Isfjord region of Spitsbergen. Zoologiska Bidrag från Uppsala 33: 29-67 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm

Lissner J, Jensen J-K, Hansen L J, Simonsen W, Kelduni R, Nissen K (2016b) An updated checklist of spiders (Araneae) of the Faroe Islands. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 197-240 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Seyfulina R R (2019) On linyphiid spiders (Aranei: Linyphiidae) from Moscow Area, Russia. Arthropoda Selecta 28: 453-458 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
24-05-2020 Distribution update Detail
28-09-2019 Distribution update Detail