Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Stemonyphantes  Menge, 1866   7 species

Stemonyphantes agnatus  Tanasevitch, 1990


Body length 5. 1 mm (4.0-6.0 mm). Carapace length 2.4 mm, width 1.9 mm, light brown. Chelicerae 1.0 mm long. Legs light brown, distal ends of segments darkened. Coxae and femora usually with a median ring. All femora with one dorsal spine. Metatarsus I slightly curved, thickened and dorsoventrally flattened. Abdomen length 2.9 mm, width 1.6 mm. Dorsum bright and with dark median stripe and large marks on either side, connected to the stripes in the posterior part, and with dark horizontal stripes.

Body length male: 5.1 mm

Body length 4.1-7.8 mm, body coloration as in the male. Carapace length 2.9 mm, width 2.2 mm. Chelicere length 1.2 mm. Leg coloration and spination as in the male. Metatarsus I of normal structure. Abdomen length 3.4 mm, width 2.3 mm.

Body length female: 6.3 mm
Additional information

In forests between 0-2200 m asl.

Compare characters with S. abantensis.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan
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Kovblyuk M M (2014) Spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Crimea: faunogenesis and hypothesis of Pontida. Ukrainska Entomofaunistyka 5: 29-53

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet:

Tanasevitch A V (1990)  The spider family Linyphiidae in the fauna of the Caucasus (Arachnida, Aranei). in B. R. Striganova (ed.), Fauna nazemnykh bespozvonochnykh Kavkaza. Moscow, Akaedemia Nauk, pp. 5-114

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

16-02-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-02-2015 Datasheet update Old value