Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Microlinyphia  Gerhardt, 1928   3 species

Microlinyphia impigra  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

Description

Embolus forming a loop, last embolic loop smaller or equal 1/2 width of bulbus. Epigyne with protruding median part. Prosoma bright with grey median and lateral stripes. Sternum dark brown, with dark margin. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma dorsally with large white spots, median stripe grey anteriorly, black-brown posteriorly.

Body length male: 3-4 mm
Body length female: 4-5 mm
Additional information

in dense vegetation of humid areas

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Western European Russia: Krasnov (pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America, Europe, Caucasus, Russia (European to Far East), China
Phenology
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References

Cera I (2018) The checklist of Latvian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 139-152 pdf

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Krasnov B (2011) Recorded for Western European Russia. Pers. comm., 21.06.2011

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Roberts M J (1995) Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins Field Guide Bath

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value