Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Walckenaeria  Blackwall, 1833   63 species

Walckenaeria languida  (Simon, 1914)


Tibial apophysis with 3-4 teeth on stem of inner apophysis. Prosoma male: anterior and posterior part of cephalic lobe approximately equal in size.

Body length male: ≤ 2.2 mm
Body length female: ≤ 2.2 mm
Additional information

Subalpine coniferous forests and humid areas in the Alps, mostly 1200-1500 m

Frequency: Very rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Morocco, Algeria, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2