Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Oreoneta  Chyzer & Kulczynski 1894   8 species

Oreoneta montigena  (L. Koch, 1872)


Pedipalp: tibial apophysis with flat lateral bulge, tegular apophysis with several tips. Colouration as in females.

Body length male: 3 mm

Epigyne: median plate slender. Prosoma medium brown, cephalic region sometimes lighter, margin and radial stripes somewhat darker. Sternum yellow-brown, suffused with black. Chelicerae dark brown, stout, promargin with 6 and retromargin with 5 denticles. Legs long and stout, brown. Opisthosoma unicoloured.

Body length female: 3.13-3.75 mm
Additional information

high alpine species, Alps and Carpathians

Character states from linyphiid key
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Germany, Switzerland, Italy to Slovakia, Bulgaria

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