Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oreoneta  Chyzer & Kulczynski 1894   8 species

Oreoneta frigida  (Thorell, 1872)

Description

Male palp with 3 tegular apophyses. Tibial apophysis long. Epigyne arc-like posteriorly, epigynal plate wider than long. Prosoma orange-brown, male: slightly elevated posterior to eye region. Sternum orange-brown, mostly suffused with black. Chelicerae brown, robust. Legs orange-brown, robust. Opisthosoma dark grey-black.

Body length male: 3.25-4.25 mm
Body length female: 3.4-4.7 mm
Additional information

in humid moss of higher mountain region, around 1000 m

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Britain, Norway, Sweden, Poland
Phenology
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Distribution List
Faroe Islands   (Lissner et al., 2016b) ||| Iceland   (Agnarsson, 1996) ||| Ireland   (Cawley, 2001) ||| Norway   (Saaristo & Marusik, 2004a; Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Svalbard   (Toft, 1979) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| United Kingdom   (Saaristo & Marusik, 2004a) |||
References

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Agnarsson I (1996) Íslenskar köngulær Fjölrit Náttúrufræðistofnunar 31: 1-175 pdf

Cawley M (2001) Distribution records for uncommon spiders (Araneae) including five species new to Ireland. Bulletin of the Irish Biogeographical Society 25: 135-143 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Lissner J, Høye T T, Mosbech A, Johansen K L (2018) First record of Oreoneta eskimopoint Saaristo & Marusik, 2004 (Araneae, Linyphiidae) from Greenland. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 65: 1-6 pdf

Lissner J, Jensen J-K, Hansen L J, Simonsen W, Kelduni R, Nissen K (2016b) An updated checklist of spiders (Araneae) of the Faroe Islands. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 197-240 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

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

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester, England, 204 pp. pdf

Saaristo M I, Marusik Y M (2004a) Revision of the Holarctic spider genus Oreoneta Kulczyński, 1894 (Arachnida: Aranei: Linyphiidae). Arthropoda Selecta 12: 207-249 pdf

Toft S (1979) Spiders from Jan Mayen. Fauna Norvegica B 26: 24-25 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
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