Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Maro  O. P.-Cambridge, 1906   6 species

Maro lepidus  Casemir, 1961

Description

Male palp with very broad lamella characteristica, distally with fine, equally large prongs. Epigyne distinctly wider than long. Prosoma yellowish-grey, with fine, darker radial stripes. Sternum yellowish. Chelicerae yellowish. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 1.4-1.8 mm
Body length female: 1.4-1.8 mm
Additional information

In moss and litter of humid forests

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders 3. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Miller F (1966) Einige neue oder unvollkommen bekannte Zwergspinnen (Micryphantidae) aus der Tschechoslowakei (Araneidea). Acta Ent Bohemoslov 63: 149-164

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Saaristo M I (1971) Revision of the genus Maro O. P. - Cambridge (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Ann Zool Fenn 8: 463-482

Wiehle H (1965a) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna IV. Mitt Zool Mus Berlin 41: 11-57

Wiśniewski K, Wesołowska W (2012) Maro lepidus Casemir, 1961, a newly recorded spider species (Araneae, Linyphiidae) for Poland. Fragmenta faunistica 55(2): 155–160

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
04-02-2018 Image insert
13-05-2014 Distribution update Old value
26-01-2014 Image insert