Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Entelecara  Simon, 1884   17 species

Entelecara erythropus  (Westring, 1851)


Epigyne with distinct median part, ± as wide as long. Prosoma black-brown, with black pattern. Legs yellow, with a darker tinge. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 1.6-2.2 mm
Body length female: 1.6-2.1 mm
Additional information

In moss and grass

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia to Kazakhstan, Japan
 male  female

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