Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Improphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   11 species

Improphantes holmi  (Kronestedt, 1975)


Male palp with 2 tips on lamella. Paracymbium with one tooth on transverse branch. Prosoma light yellow-brown, margin grey. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 2.3-2.4 mm
Body length female: 2.3-2.4 mm
Additional information

amongst grass

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Sweden, Finland, Russia (Urals)
 male  female
Distribution List
Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) |||

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at

Kronestedt T (1975) A new species of the genus Lepthyphantes from Sweden (Araneae, Linyphiidae).
Ent Tidskr 96: 162-166

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2