Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mecynargus  Kulczynski, 1894   11 species

Mecynargus morulus  (O. Pickard-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 2020): Greenland, Europe
Phenology
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Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Faroe Islands   ( Lissner et al., 2016b; ) ||| Finland   ( Koponen et al., 2016; ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Iceland   ( no references ) ||| Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Northern Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) ||| United Kingdom   ( no references ) |||
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

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm

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. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 41: 11-57 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
04-03-2016 Distribution update Detail