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Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Dictyna  Sundevall, 1833   13 species

Dictyna major  Menge, 1869

Description

Dorsal tibial apophysis thick and knee-shaped. Epigyne with wavy posterior margin, anterior margin not marked. Prosoma dark brown to almost black. Sternum lighter brown. Chelicerae lighter brown. Legs reddish brown, with vague darker rings. Opisthosoma grey-yellow to brown, dorsally with broad, bright band in heart region, posteriorly dark chevrons flanked by dark longitudinal stripes.

Body length male: 3.2-4 mm
Body length female: 3.2-4 mm
Additional information

on low plants, more rarely on bushes

Frequency: Rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Tajikistan, China
Phenology
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References

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Wiehle H (1953) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae), IX. Orthognatha-Cribellata-Haplogynae, Entelegynae (Pholcidae, Zodariidae, Oxyopidae, Mimetidae, Nesticidae). Tierwelt Deutschlands 42

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

Updates
13-10-2017 Distribution update Old value