Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   63 species

Walckenaeria cyprusensis  Wunderlich, 1995


Embolus thick basally. Palpal tibia with 3 apophyses and a small excrescence retrolaterally. Prosoma and legs orange. TmI at 0.56. Opisthosoma light grey.

Body length male: 2.2 mm

Epigyne with broad median plate. Posterior margin of the epigynal grooves sclerotised. Colouration as in males except opisthosoma medium grey.

Body length female: 2.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Cyprus
 male  female
Distribution List
Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1995c) Beschreibung bisher unbekannter Arten der Baldachinspinnen aus der östlichen Mediterraneis (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 655-686 pdf