Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Agyneta  Hull, 1911   41 species

Agyneta conigera  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1863)

Male palp with serrated and distally straightly truncated lamella characteristica. Cymbium with conical protuberance. Median plate wider than long on base, slightly indented medially. Prosoma dark brown, margin blackish. Male: dorsal line distinctly deepened behind head region. Sternum margin blackish. Chelicerae small, anterior cheliceral furrow margin with one denticle. Legs yellow-brown, tibia and metatarsus darker. Opisthosoma unicoloured dark brown, brighter more rarely. Body length male: 1.9-2.2 mm
Body length female: 1.9-2.2 mm
Additional information
in moss and leaf layer of moderately humid forests, up to 1300 m

Frequency: Widely distributed

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Caucasus, Russia
 male  female

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

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

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet:

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at pdf

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

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

04-02-2018 Image insert