Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Collinsia  O. P.-Cambridge, 1913   10 species

Collinsia inerrans  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1885)


Prosoma brown, with dark radial stripes and darkened eye region. Sternum brown, darkened black. Legs light brown, or yellowish, blackish darkened. Opisthosoma black.

Body length male: 2-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2-2.5 mm
Additional information

In open habitats on the ground, in expansion.

Since a few decades, this species shows some spreading tendencies within Europe. Nevertheless, it shall not be listed as alien or invasive because it is native for Europe.

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan
 male  female

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