Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oedothorax  Bertkau, 1883   10 species

Oedothorax fuscus  (Blackwall, 1834)

Description

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
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Azores, Europe, North Africa
Phenology
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
29-09-2015 Image insert
29-12-2014 Image insert
19-03-2013 Distribution update Old value