Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Lepthyphantes  Menge, 1866   56 species

Lepthyphantes abditus  Tanasevitch, 1986


Prosoma pale brown, with a narrow black margin. Prosoma length: 1.15 mm. Chelicerae with 2 teeth on promargin. Sternum dark grey. Legs pale brown-yellow, TmI 0.18. Opisthosoma with pale dorsum, with grey longitidinal stripe on anterior part and grey transverse stripe on posterior part.

Body length male: 2.4 mm

Female unknown.

Additional information

Subalpine meadow, 2850 m a.s.l.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Russia (Caucasus)
Distribution List
Russia, Southern   (Otto, 2020) |||

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet:

Tanasevitch A V (1986) New and little-known species of Lepthyphantes Menge 1866 from the Soviet Union (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 67: 137-172 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

21-10-2015 Distribution update Detail
21-10-2015 Image insert