Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Tenuiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   25 species

Tenuiphantes cristatus  (Menge, 1866)

Description

Palp male: with 3 bristles on tibia. Cymbium with hump on base. Epigyne with shortly stalked scapus. Prosoma brown, with dark margin. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey-white with dark pattern.

Body length male: 2-2.8 mm
Body length female: 2-3.5 mm
Additional information

mainly in litter layer of deciduous forests

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

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Updates
11-11-2018 Image insert
03-10-2017 Distribution update Old value
29-12-2014 Image insert
28-04-2013 Distribution update Old value