Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Agyneta  Hull, 1911   43 species

Agyneta nigripes  (Simon, 1884)


Male palp with very broad lamella characteristica, distally with several, equally large prongs. Prosoma dark brown. Sternum black. Chelicerae dark brown. Legs female: strongly pigmented, almost black. Opisthosoma black.

Body length male: 1.6-2 mm
Body length female: 1.6-2.2 mm
Additional information

in high mountains region in southern Central Europe

Frequency: Rare

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Canada, Greenland, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Pakistan
 male  female

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30-01-2019 Image insert
01-07-2014 Distribution update Old value