Dictynidae  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 / Altella  Simon, 1884   5 species

Altella lucida  (Simon, 1874)

Description

Tibial apophysis broadly truncated. Prosoma light yellowish to brown, eye region darkened. Sternum yellow-brown. Chelicerae yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Tibia I and III ventrally with bent spines. Opisthosoma grey, sometimes with dorsal longitudinal stripe.

Body length male: 1.3-1.5 mm
Body length female: 1.5-1.8 mm
Additional information

Mostly on dwarf-shrub in sunny locations

Frequency: Rarely found

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey
Phenology
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Distribution List
Belgium   (no references) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (Hänggi & Gloor, 2020) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Danışman T, Gündüz G, Bayram A, Coşar I, Allahverdi H (2014) Contributions to the knowledge of dictynid spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae, Dictynidae). Serket 14: 63-67 pdf

Hänggi A, Gloor D (2020) Vom Wert alter Amateursammlungen – vier Spinnenarten neu für die Schweiz in der Sammlung Ketterer. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 88-96 pdf

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1951) British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

Wiehle H (1967) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna V. Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 1-36 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
15-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
24-04-2020 Distribution insert Detail
27-11-2014 Distribution update Detail