Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigonoplus  Simon, 1884   16 species

Erigonoplus spinifemuralis  Dimitrov, 2003

Description
Male

Differing from other species of Erigonoplus by tibial spine formula of 0:1:1:1, the stout ventral spines and their location on femur I, the shape of palpal tibia and the configuration of the palp particularly by the shape and proportions of radix and radical tailpiece as well as the form of distal part of embolic division. Prosoma length: 0.6 mm, prosoma width: 0.5 mm.

Female

Differs from other species of Erigonoplus by the wide epigynum with narrow longitudinal partition reaching the center of the epigynum. Prosoma length: 0.6 mm, prosoma width: 0.5 mm.

Additional information

Beneath stones in a dry field and on shrubs in a shady gorge (Chios, Greece).

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Greece, Crete, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia (Europe), Turkey
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References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2018a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2017 [last updated 2 September 2018], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Gnelitsa V A (2007a) A new species of Erigonoplus (Araneae, Linyphiidae) from Crimea, Ukraine. J Arachnol 35: 208-211

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

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267

Lecigne S (2013) Contribution à l’inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28(3): 177-191

Russell-Smith A, Allison R, Askins M, Blumsom W, Snazell R, Spilling C (2011) A provisional checklist and gazetteer of the spiders of Chios, Greece (Arachnida: Araneae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 15: 133-167

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

Updates
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value
26-01-2014 Image insert
22-10-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value