Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Gonatium  Menge, 1868   12 species

Gonatium hilare  (Thorell, 1875)

Description

Tibial apophysis large, rounded distally. Median tooth distinctly longer than wide basally. Epigyne with transverse oval median plate. Prosoma red-orange. Legs yellow-orange. Opisthosoma black-brown.

Body length male: 2.4 mm
Body length female: 2.6-3 mm
Additional information

On twigs of trees

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): SW Europe, Caucasus
Phenology
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References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

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Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

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

Wiehle H (1960a) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae). XI. Micryphantidae-Zwergspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 47: 1-620

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
24-12-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-10-2015 Distribution update Old value