Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Lepthyphantes  Menge, 1866   55 species

Lepthyphantes cruentatus  Tanasevitch, 1987


Prosoma reddish brown, prosoma length: 1.10 mm, prosoma width: 0.85 mm. Sternum greyish brown. Chelicerae: promargin with 5 teeth. Legs pale brown. Opisthosoma with dorsal pattern as in female.

Body length male: 2.55 mm

Prosoma brown, prosoma length: 1.15 mm, prosoma width: 0.90 mm. Sternum blackish brown. Chelicerae: promargin with 4 teeth. Legs pale brown, femora and tibiae apically darkened, TmI 0.20. Opisthosoma with dorsal pattern.

Body length female: 2.60 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Caucasus (Russia, Georgia)
 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.

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

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

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

29-10-2013 Datasheet update Detail
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