Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Glyphesis  Simon, 1926   4 species

Glyphesis cottonae  (La Touche, 1946)

Description

Prosoma dark brown to black. Legs yellow-brown, distal part of femur, tibia and metatarsus blackish darkened. Opisthosoma black.

Body length male: 0.9-1 mm
Body length female: 0.9-1 mm
Additional information

One of our smallest spiders, only found a few times in very humid places as yet

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Japan
Phenology
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Figures
References

Biteniekyte M, Relys V (2012) The checklist of Lithuanian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Biologija 57: 148-158

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Ivanov V V (2013) The checklist of Belarusian spiders (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoology and Ecology 4: 293-311

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Nolan M (2008) First records of three spider species in Ireland (Araneae): Glyphesis cottonae (La Touche), Mioxena blanda (Simon) (Linyphiidae) and Segestria florentina (Rossi) (Segestriidae). Bulletin of the Irish Biogeographical Society 32: 132-141 pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Wiehle H (1960a) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae). XI. Micryphantidae-Zwergspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 47: 1-620

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

Updates
04-05-2017 Distribution update Old value
30-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
28-04-2014 Distribution update Old value