Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Birgerius  Saaristo, 1973   1 species

Birgerius microps  (Simon, 1911)


Prosoma pale yellow. Chelicerae pale yellow. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma pale yellow.

Body length female: 1.6 mm
Additional information

inhabiting caves

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France, Spain
Distribution List
France   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

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

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

Saaristo M I (1973) Birgerius gen. n. (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Annales Zoologici Fennici 10: 449-450 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf