Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oedothorax  Bertkau, 1883   10 species

Oedothorax gibbosus  (Blackwall, 1841)


Tibial apophysis broadly rounded. Epigyne with ± triangular epigynal plate, medially with narrow bar, ± as large as visible receptacula seminis. Prosoma brown, radial stripes and margin darker. Male: with high, rounded hump, anteriorly with bipartite, densely bristled groove (gibbosus-form) or with broad-conical hump (tuberosus-form). Legs yellow-orange. Opisthosoma black-grey.

Body length male: 2-2.2 mm
Body length female: 2.3-3.2 mm
Additional information

in open, humid terrain

Frequency: Not frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Russia (Europe to South Siberia)
 male  female

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