Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   54 species

Walckenaeria incisa  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)


Tibial apophysis pointed and bent. Embolus spiral, approx. 1.5 loops, conducted by membranous conductor at tip. Prosoma orange-brown, with dark radial stripes. Opisthosoma dark grey.

Body length male: 2.2-2.7 mm
Body length female: 3-3.5 mm
Additional information

In dry forests

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe
 male  female

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03-02-2019 Distribution update Old value
20-04-2018 Image insert
20-04-2018 Distribution update Old value
21-10-2014 Distribution update Old value