Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Midia  Saaristo & Wunderlich, 1995   1 species

Midia midas  (Simon, 1884)

Description

Male palp with large distal claw. Paracymbium with serrated posterior margin. Epigyne with tongue-shaped scapus. Prosoma yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey with pale spots.

Body length male: 2.3-2.8 mm
Body length female: 2.5-4.8 mm
Additional information

Lives on trees, occasionally also found in birds' nests.

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2018a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2017 [last updated 2 September 2018], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

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

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

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

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Ruzicka V, Bohác J, Macek J (1991) Invertebrate animals from hollow trees in the Trebon basin. Sb Jihocesk Muz Ceských Budejovicích 31: 33-46

Saaristo M I, Wunderlich J (1995) Midia - a new genus for Lepthyphantes midas Simon 1884 (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Beitr Araneol 4: 311-314

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
04-10-2013 Image insert