Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Minyriolus  Simon, 1884   3 species

Minyriolus medusa  (Simon, 1881)

Description

Tibial apophysis with 2 unequally long pointed processes, one of them bent. Epigyne slender, pointed triangular. Prosoma brownish yellow, with vague pattern, cephalic lobe pointed, bipartite. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma blackish, female: without scutum, male: with dorsal scutum.

Body length male: 1.3-1.4 mm
Body length female: 1.3-1.4 mm
Additional information

in the ground layer of xerothermic rocky heathland

Frequency: Rarely found

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

Holm Å (1979) A taxonomic study of European and East African species of the genera Pelecopsis and Trichopterna (Araneae, Linyphiidae), with descriptions of a new genus and two new species of Pelecopsis from Kenya. Zool Scripta 8: 255-278

Lissner J (2016c) A small study of the Corsican spider and pseudoscorpion fauna (Araneae, Pseudoscorpiones). Nieuwsbrief SPINED 36: 5-15

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

Pesarini C (unpubl.)

Thaler K (1972a) Über einige wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, II (Arachn., Araneae, Erigonidae). Ber Nat - Med Ver Innsbruck 59: 29-50

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
28-12-2016 Datasheet update Old value
28-12-2016 Distribution update Old value