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

Collinsia holmgreni  (Thorell, 1871)


Epigyne anteriorly with approximately square groove. Prosoma yellowish-brown. Sternum yellow, suffused with black. Chelicerae brown. Legs brown. Opisthosoma grey-black.

Body length male: 1.9-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2-2.5 mm
Additional information

in moss and litter layer

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): USA (Alaska), Canada, Greenland, Northern Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), China
 male  female

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17-02-2019 Distribution update Old value
01-04-2014 Image insert