Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Tenuiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   26 species

Tenuiphantes morosus  (Tanasevitch, 1987)


Prosoma pale brown, prosoma length: 1.00 mm, prosoma width: 0.75 mm. Sternum grey. Legs pale reddish brown, TmI 0.21. Opisthosoma: dorsum with transverse bands, merging in anterior half, veneter grey.

Body length male: 2.15 mm

Prosoma reddish brown, prosoma length: 1.20 mm, prosoma width: 0.95 mm. Sternum blackish brown. Legs pale reddish brown, TmI 0.21. Opisthosoma as in males, somewhat darker.

Body length female: 3.30 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Caucasus (Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan)
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2022) |||

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Tanasevitch A V (1987a) The linyphiid spiders of the Caucasus, USSR (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 67: 297-383 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

29-10-2013 Datasheet update Detail
29-10-2013 Image insert