Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   54 species

Walckenaeria coniceps  Thaler, 1996


Resembles W. cirriceps but can be distinguished by the palpal tibia, the main apophysis of which is straight and by the short tibial spines. Head elevated into a projecting cone with posterior median eyes at its base, its anterior side with a group of 4+4 strongly modified setae, and a transverse row of smaller setae in eye field.

Prosoma length: 1.1 mm, prosoma width: 0.8 mm.

Body length male: 2.6 mm

Epigyne: mid plate narrow, but visible in ventral view, copulatory ducts short, their anterior corner forming almost a right angle.

Prosoma length: 1.2 mm, prosoma width: 0.9 mm.

Body length female: 2.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Greece

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

Thaler K (1996) Three Walckenaeria species from Peloponnese, Greece (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 10: 156-160

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

09-08-2016 Datasheet update Old value