Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Incestophantes  Tanasevitch, 1992   10 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 2021): Europe (Alps)
 male  female
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

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

Nikolić F, Polenec A (1981) Catalogus Faunae Jugoslaviae. III/4. Aranea. Cons. Acad. Scient. Publ. Soc. Foed. Jug. 135 pp. pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 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 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

29-06-2018 Distribution update Detail
26-03-2015 Image insert