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 2020): Europe, Russia (Europe to West Siberia), Japan
Phenology
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Distribution List
Belarus   (Ivanov, 2013) ||| Belgium   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Estonia   (Mikhailov, 2013) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Ireland   (Nolan, 2008) ||| Lithuania   (Biteniekyte & Relys, 2012) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Kaliningrad Region   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

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

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

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

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. pdf

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

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, England, 204 pp. pdf

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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
09-06-2020 Distribution update Detail
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