Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Zornella  Jackson, 1932   1 species

Zornella cultrigera  (L. Koch, 1879)


Submarginal ridge of prosoma indistinct. Frontal cheliceral tooth with steep dorsal side. Palp: retrolateral apophysis rather long and with long, shallow hollow.

Prosoma length: 1.9-2.2 mm, prosoma width: 1.4-1.5 mm.

Body length male: 3.2-3.7 mm

Frontal cheliceral tooth with steep dorsal side. Epigyne with relatively long rostrum which is separated from the median plate by the lateral concavities. Sulci long, their terminal parts almost parallel.

Prosoma length: 1.5-1.7 mm, prosoma width: 1.2 mm.

Body length female: 3.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Scandinavia, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan, Mongolia

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

Hauge E (1969) Six species of spiders (Araneae) new to Norway. Norsk Ent Tidsskr 16: 1-8

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

Holm Å (1944) Revision einiger norwegischer Spinnenarten und Bemerkungen über deren Vorkommen in Schweden. Ent Tidskr 65: 122-134

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Tullgren A (1955) Zur Kenntnis schwedischer Erigoniden. Arkiv för Zoologi (N.S.) 7: 295-389 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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