Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigone  Audouin, 1826   30 species

Erigone whymperi  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877


Resembles E. tirolensis. Dorsal tibial apophysis lamella-shaped, lamella broken. Patellar apophysis not turned, shorter than patella. Palpal femur strongly turned near the base, palpal apophysis almost 2 times shorter than palp, upper half of femur with 3-4 spines.


Resembles E. psychrophila. Epigyne weakly sclerotised, covered with numerous fine wrinkles. Receptacula diverging, upper edge placed just over receptacula.

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Distribution comment: it may occur in the other Fennoscandian countries
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Canada, Greenland, Faeroes, Norway, Russia (Europe, West Siberia), Mongolia
Distribution List
Faroe Islands   (Lissner et al., 2016b) ||| Norway   (Aakra et al., 2016) ||| Russia, Northern   (Mikhailov, 2013) |||

Aakra K, Morka G H, Antonson A, Farlund M, Wrånes R E, Frølandshagen R, Løvbrekke H, Furuseth P, Fjellberg A, Lemke M, Pfliegler W P, Andersen S, Olsen K M, Aadland B, Berggren K (2016) Spiders new to Norway (Arachnida, Araneae) with ecological, taxonomical and faunistic comments. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 6-43 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

Marusik Y M, Böcher J, Koponen S (2006b) The collection of Greenland spiders (Aranei) kept in the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen. Arthropoda Selecta 15: 59-80 pdf

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

Tanasevitch A V, Koponen S (2007) Spiders (Aranei) of the southern tundra in the Russian plain. Arthropoda Selecta 15: 295-345 pdf

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

01-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail