Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bathyphantes  Menge, 1866   13 species

Bathyphantes nigrinus  (Westring, 1851)

Description

Male palp with rectangularly bent tip of tegular apophysis. Paracymbium with outer margin appearing angular. Epigyne with narrow and long scapus, epigynal groove longer than wide. Prosoma reddish brown, with darkened margins. Sternum almost black. Chelicerae red-brown, anterior cheliceral furrow margin with 3, posterior with 5 denticles. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma dark grey, dorsally and laterally mostly with bright pattern, sometimes dorsally bright without pattern.

Body length male: 2.5-3 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3 mm
Additional information

in very damp and shadowed places, mostly in bog forests

Frequency: Frequent, widely distributed

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia (Europe to South Siberia)
Phenology
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
04-02-2019 Distribution update Old value
09-05-2016 Image insert