Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Trichoncus  Simon, 1884   21 species

Trichoncus aurantiipes  Simon, 1884


Prosoma reddish brown, fovea, striae and margin darker. Prosoma length: 0.74-0.92 mm, prosoma width: 0.68-0.78 mm. Legs yellowish to orange-brown. Opisthosoma grey to dark grey.

Body length male: 1.9-2.2 mm

Prosoma length: 0.86-0.90 mm, prosoma width: 0.74-0.80 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 2.1-2.6 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Portugal, Spain (Balearic Is.), Italy (Sardinia, Sicily), Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Algeria   (Bosmans, 2007; Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Caria et al., 2021) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Dentici et al., 2021) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, 2007) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, 2007) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

Bosmans R (2007) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XII. Miscellaneous erigonine genera and additional records (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Bulletin & Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 143: 117-163 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Caria M, Pantini P, Alamanni F, Ancona C, Cillo D, Bazzato E (2021) New records and interesting data for the Sardinian spider fauna (Arachnida: Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 53: 321-331 pdf

Dentici A, Galasso P, Barbera A (2021) First record of Trichoncus aurantiipes Simon, 1884 (Araneae Linyphiidae) in Italy. Biodiversity Journal 12: 125-128 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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