Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Incestophantes  Tanasevitch, 1992   10 species

Incestophantes kochiellus  (Strand, 1900)


Male palp with lamella on embolic division. Epigyne broad, with tubercular corpus on both sides of scapus. Prosoma brownish, with marginal line and median spot. Legs brownish. Femur and tibia annulated. Opisthosoma with cardiac mark, 4 pairs of median spots and dark transverse lines anterior of spinnerets.

Body length male: 2.9 mm
Body length female: 2.7 mm
Additional information

species of boreal coniferous forests, little known

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia (Europe to East Siberia/Far East), China
Distribution List
Finland   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) |||

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Palmgren P (1975) Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens VI. Fauna Fenn 28: 1-102

Thaler K, Helsdingen P J van, Deltshev C (1994) Vikariante Verbreitung im Artenkomplex von Lepthyphantes annulatus in Europa und ihre Deutung (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Zoologischer Anzeiger 232: 111-127

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

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