Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Semljicola  Strand, 1906   10 species

Semljicola latus  (Holm, 1939)


Tibial apophysis rounded at the end. Epigyne with mostly uncovered median part. Prosoma brown, with narrow, weakly developed median spot, lateral margin black. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma female: grey-brown, male: grey-black.

Body length male: 1.7-1.8 mm
Body length female: 1.7-1.8 mm
Additional information

in moss and litter layer of subalpine heathland as well as birch and pine forests

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Scandinavia, Russia (Europe to north-eastern Siberia), Kazakhstan, Mongolia
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.

Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| Norway   (Aakra & Hauge, 2003) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Northern   (no references) ||| Sweden   (Kronestedt, 2001) |||

Aakra K, Hauge E (2003) Checklist of Norwegian spiders (Arachnida: Araneae), including Svalbard and Jan Mayen. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 50: 109-129 pdf

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

Holm Å (1939) Neue Spinnen aus Schweden. Beschreibung neuer Arten der Familien Drassidae, Theridiidae, Linyphiidae und Micryphantidae. Arkiv för Zoologi 31(A8): 1-38 pdf

Holm Å (1943) Zur Kenntnis der Taxonomie, Ökologie und Verbreitung der schwedischen Arten der Spinnengattungen Rhaebothorax Sim., Typhochrestus Sim. und Latithorax n. gen. Arkiv för Zoologi 34(A19): 1-32 pdf

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

Kronestedt T (2001) Checklist of Spiders (Araneae) in Sweden [Preliminary version February 2001] pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Morka G H (unpubl.)

Saaristo M I, Eskov K Y (1996) Taxonomy and zoogeography of the hypoarctic erigonine spider genus Semljicola (Araneida, Linyphiidae). Acta Zoologica Fenninca 201: 47-69 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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