Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Agyneta  Hull, 1911   41 species

Agyneta affinis  (Kulczyński, 1898)

Description

Male palp with very broad lamella characteristica, distally concave. Epigyne with quadrangular scapus. Prosoma brown, with darker margin. Sternum brown, with dark margin, tinged with black. Chelicerae yellow-brown, darker than prosoma. Legs yellow-brown, darker than prosoma. Opisthosoma brown, mostly suffused with black, sometimes completely black.

Body length male: 1.5-2 mm
Body length female: 1.5-2 mm
Additional information

In moss and grass in ± dry locations

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

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