Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Tenuiphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   25 species

Tenuiphantes jacksoni  (Schenkel, 1925)


Male palp with divergent tips of lamella. Paracymbium with tooth on transverse branch. Prosoma dark brown. Legs clay-yellow. Opisthosoma yellowish grey with black chevrons.

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

mainly above 2000 m a.s.l.

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Distribution comment: Record from Spain is Tenuiphantes cantabropyrenaeus (Bosmans & Castro 2016). Records based only on females are doubtful (Balkans, Turkey).
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Alps (Switzerland, Italy), Balkans?, Turkey?
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Italy   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Bosmans R, Castro A (2016) Tenuiphantes cantabropyrenaeus n. sp., a new Cantabro-Pyrenean spider species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Arachnology 17: 43-46 pdf

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

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Tampucci D, Azzoni R S, Boracchi P, Citterio C, Compostella C, Diolaiuti G, Isaia M, Marano G, Smiraglia C, Gobbi M, Caccianiga M (2017) Debris-covered glaciers as habitat for plant and arthropod species: Environmental framework and colonization patterns. Ecological Complexity 32A: 42-52 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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