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   ( no references ) ||| 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

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 (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2