Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Incestophantes  Tanasevitch, 1992   11 species

Incestophantes frigidus  (Simon, 1884)


Male palp with lamella ending in 2 long tips distally. Epigyne with semicircular bullous lateral structure. Prosoma yellow-brown, with a blackish median and lateral longitudinal band. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma dark grey, whitish spotted.

Body length male: 2.2-3 mm
Body length female: 2.2-3.2 mm
Additional information

2000-2900 m

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Distribution comment: Macedonia: Nikolić & Polenec (1971) only with "?" and not confirmed later, therefore deleted
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe (Alps)
 male  female

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

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

Nikolić F, Polenec A (1971) Catalogus Faunae Jugoslaviae. III/4. Aranea. Cons. Acad. Scient. Publ. Soc. Foed. Jug. 135 pp.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at pdf

Thaler K, Helsdingen P J van, Deltshev C (1994) Vikariante Verbreitung im Artenkomplex von Lepthyphantes annulatus in Europa und ihre Deutung (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 232: 111-127

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

29-06-2018 Distribution update Old value
26-03-2015 Image insert