Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Plesiophantes  Heimer, 1981   3 species

Plesiophantes simplex  Tanasevitch, 1987

Description
Male

Prosoma brownish yellow, with broad darker margin. Posterior median eyes separated by their radius. Sternum brownish-yellowish. Legs yellow, very long. Opisthosma pale dorsally, with several symmetric grey spots and dorso-lateral stripes.

Body length male: 4.0 mm
Female

Opisthosoma with two broad grey stripes ventrally, with a broad dark stripe laterally and dorsally with grey spots, becoming transverse bands at posterior half of opisthosoma. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 3.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Georgia
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

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

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2