Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigone  Audouin, 1826   29 species

Erigone dentosa  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894

Description
Male

Prosoma reddish orange, with greyish striae. Sternum dark reddish brown. Legs orange-yellow. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 2.0 mm
Female

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 2.2 mm
Additional information

This species of North and Central American origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did establish.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Canada, USA, Mexico, Guatemala. Introduced to Europe
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Distribution List
Belgium   (Kekenbosch & Baert, 2013; Bosmans & Van Keer, 2017) ||| Bulgaria   (Naumova & Genchev, 2022) ||| Denmark   (Lissner & Scharff, 2019) ||| France   (Oger, 2020; Déjean & Verhoogt, 2022) ||| Germany   (Unruh, 2020) ||| Netherlands   (Noordijk & Boer, 2021) ||| Norway   (Løvbrekke, unpubl.; Oger, 2020) ||| Portugal   (Arco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Arco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (Hänggi et al., 2022) ||| United Kingdom   (Berry, 2022) |||
References

Arco L del, Barrientos J A, Pereira L F, Benhadi-Marín J (2019) Sobre el hallazgo de Erigone dentosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894 (Araneae, Linyphiidae) en la península ibérica. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 34: 139-140 pdf

Berry T (2022) Erigone dentosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894 – first records for the United Kingdom from Cornwall, Middlesex and Wiltshire. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 155(S.R.S. News 104): 1-2 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer K (2017) Een herziene soortenlijst van de Belgische spinnen (Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 32: 39-69 pdf

Crosby CR, Bishop SC (1928) Revision of the spider genera Erigone, Eperigone and Catabrithorax (Erigoneae). New York State Museum Bulletin 278: 1-73 pdf

Déjean S, Verhoogt K (2022) Découverte en Occitanie d'Erigone dentosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894 (Araneae, Linyphiidae), espèce américaine arrivée en France. Revue Arachnologique (2) 9: 8-12 pdf

Hänggi A, Pétremand G, Brenneisen S (2022) Spiders (Araneae) from green roofs in north-west Switzerland – faunistic data with two species new to Switzerland. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 64: 73-82 pdf

Kekenbosch R, Baert L (2013) Découverte d'Erigone dentosa (O.P.-Cambridge, 1894) (Araneae: Linyphiidae, Erigoninae) en Belgique. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28: 32-34 pdf

Kielhorn K-H (2022) Erstfund der Zwergspinne Erigone dentosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1894 in Nordrhein-Westfalen (Arachnida, Araneae). Natur und Heimat 82: 42-44 pdf

Lissner J, Scharff N (2019) Danish Spiders. Online at http://www.danmarks-edderkopper.dk pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Naumova M, Genchev V (2022) Review of the spiders, pseudoscorpions and scorpions in the region of Plovdiv, S Bulgaria (Arachnida: Araneae, Pseudoscorpiones & Scorpiones). In: Mollov, I., Georgiev, D. & Todorov, O. (eds.) Faunistic diversity of the city of Plovdiv (Bulgaria), volume 2 - vertebrates & invertebrates. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, Plovdiv, Supplement 2, pp. 83-110. pdf

Noordijk J, Boer P (2021) Eerste vondst van de exotische hangmatspin Erigone dentosa (Araneae: Linyphiidae) [First record of the exotic dwarf spider Erigone dentosa in the Netherlands (Araneae: Linyphiidae)]. Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen 57: 107-109 pdf

Oger P (2020) Les araignées de Belgique et de France.  – Online at http://arachno.piwigo.com

Unruh M (2020) Die Zwergspinne Erigone dentosa (Araneae: Linyphiidae) neu für Deutschland. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 60: 63-67 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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