Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Stemonyphantes  Menge, 1866   7 species

Stemonyphantes conspersus  (L. Koch, 1879)


Male palp with rectangularly arranged processes of distal apophysis. Epigyne with convex posterior margin. Prosoma with bifurcated median stripe. Chelicerae male: chelicerae without stridulatory organ. Opisthosoma with black folium-like pattern.

Body length male: 5.1 - 5.7 mm
Body length female: 5.5 - 7.0 mm
Additional information

on low twigs of trees and on small bushes

Frequency: only sporadically frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Central Europe to Kazakhstan

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