Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigonoplus  Simon, 1884   17 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 2020): Greece (incl. Crete), Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia (Europe), Turkey
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||
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) pdf

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

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info pdf

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

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

Komnenov M (2018) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the floodplains of the Vjosa river, south Albania. Acta ZooBot Austria 155: 197-212 pdf

Lecigne S (2013) Contribution à l’inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28: 177-191 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

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). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 15: 133-167 pdf

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

Updates
02-12-2018 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail
26-01-2014 Image insert
22-10-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail