Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mecynargus  Kulczyński, 1894   11 species

Mecynargus minutipalpis  Gnelitsa, 2011


Prosoma brown-yellow. Sternum grey-yellow, with delicate dark margin. Chelicerae: promargin with 5 teeth, retromargin with 2 teeth. Legs brownish yellow. Opisthosoma dark grey, unicoloured.

Body length male: 1.5 mm

Prosoma yellow-grey. Sternum grey-yellow, with delicate dark margin. Chelicerae: promargin with 4 teeth, retromargin with 3 teeth. Legs orange-yellow. Opisthosoma dark grey.

Body length female: 1.87 mm
Additional information

in open and rather humid places with enough detritus, especially salt marshes with Phragmites and grass

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Ukraine, Russia (Europe), Kazakhstan
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Russia, Southern   (Tanasevitch, 2013a; Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019; Gnelitsa, 2011) |||

Esyunin S L, Kabdrakhimov A A (2023) New data on the spider fauna of West Kazakhstan Region (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin of Perm University, Biology 2023: 19-30 pdf

Gnelitsa V A (2011) Mecynargus minutipalpis sp. n. (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from Ukraine. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 61-66 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Tanasevitch A V (2013a) On synonymy of linyphiid spiders of the Russian fauna. 3 (Arachnida: Aranei: Linyphiidae). Arthropoda Selecta 22: 171-187 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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