Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   54 species

Walckenaeria extraterrestris  Bosmans, 1993


Resembles W. acuminata. Head as in its sibling species elevated into a vertical turret, its terminal lobe, which carries the posterior median eyes, excavated on its anterior side. Palp: dorsal side branch of main tibial apophysis less elevated. End of suprategulum rounded, with small digitiform process.

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

Body length male: 2.7 mm

Female unknown.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Algeria, 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