Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oedothorax  Bertkau, 1883   10 species

Oedothorax fuscus  (Blackwall, 1834)


Male palp with distinctly stepped tip of bulbal apophysis. Tibial apophysis with a blunt and a straight, pointed process. Epigynal plate wider than long. Prosoma brown to orange-brown, male: slightly elevated behind eyes. Legs yellow-orange to brown. Opisthosoma grey, dorsally with brighter longitudinal stripes.

Body length male: 2-2.3 mm
Body length female: 2.1-3 mm
Additional information

In open, humid terrain

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Azores, Europe, North Africa
 male  female

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19-03-2013 Distribution update Old value