Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Improphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   8 species

Improphantes nitidus  (Thorell, 1875)

Description

Male palp with 2 tips on end of lamella. Paracymbium with large unforked tooth. Epigyne with pointed plates lateral to scapus, as long as scapus (in lateral view). Prosoma dark yellow-brown, with black margin. Legs olive-brown. Opisthosoma grey-brown.

Body length male: 1.7-2.2 mm
Body length female: 1.7-2.2 mm
Additional information

in the litter layer of dry forests and at forest borders

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe
Phenology
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 male  female
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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Wiehle H (1963b) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna III. Zool Jb Syst 90: 227-298

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
01-04-2017 Datasheet update Old value