Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Megalepthyphantes  Wunderlich, 1994   8 species

Megalepthyphantes nebulosus  (Sundevall, 1830)

Description

Tibial apophysis dorsally keel-like, smaller or equally wide as palpal tibia. Epigyne with visible part of scapus deeply incised posteriorly, much wider than long. Prosoma yellow-brown, with dark pattern. Legs yellow-brown, with indistinct annulations. Opisthosoma yellowish grey with blackish spots.

Body length male: 3.4-4.6 mm
Body length female: 3.4-6.7 mm
Additional information

Mainly in buildings

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): North America, Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (European to Far East)
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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Updates
30-09-2014 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
26-11-2013 Image insert
22-10-2013 Image insert