Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mansuphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   13 species

Mansuphantes mansuetus  (Thorell, 1875)

Description

Male palp with distally broad lamella, transversely truncated. Anterior epigynal margin distinctly reaching beyond scapus (in lateral view). Prosoma red-brown. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma dark grey to dark brown with 3-4 bright transverse stripes (indistinct in some specimens).

Body length male: 1.7-2.3 mm
Body length female: 1.7-2.6 mm
Additional information

In moss and litter layer mainly of coniferous forests in the mountains

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

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Deltshev C D (1983c) A contribution to the taxonomical and faunistic study of genus Lepthyphantes Menge (Araneae, Linyphiidae) from Pirin Mountains. Acta zool bulg 23: 25-32

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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

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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

Thaler K (1994) Vikariante Verbreitung im Artenkreis von Lepthyphantes mansuetus in Mitteleuropa (Araneida: Linyphiidae). Entomol Gener 18: 171-185

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

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
03-09-2015 Image insert
02-03-2015 Datasheet update Old value
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value