Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mecynargus  Kulczynski, 1894   11 species

Mecynargus morulus  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1873)

Description

Tibial apophysis with 2 pointed, pliers-like processes. Prosoma yellow-brown to dark brown, vague radial stripes and margin darker. Male: ± uniformly descending toward posterior end. Legs yellow-brown, tinged with black. Opisthosoma black.

Body length male: 1.7 mm
Body length female: 1.7-2.0 mm
Additional information

In higher mountainous regions, missing in the lowland

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Greenland, Palearctic
Phenology
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Figures
References

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

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

Hirna A, Gnelitsa V, Zhukovets E (2016) A checklist of the spiders (Araneae) of the Chornohora Mountain massif (Ukrainian Carpathians). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 51: 16-38 pdf

Lissner J, Jensen J-K, Hansen L J, Simonsen W, Kelduni R, Nissen K (2016b) An updated checklist of spiders (Araneae) of the Faroe Islands. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 197-240 pdf

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

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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

Thaler K (1980a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen - VI (Arachnida: Aranei, Erigonidae). Rev Suisse Zool 87: 579-603

Wiehle H (1965a) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna IV. Mitt Zool Mus Berlin 41: 11-57

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
04-03-2016 Distribution update Old value