Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Improphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   11 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 2020): Europe
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||
References

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Wiehle H (1963b) Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna III. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 90: 227-298 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 pdf

Updates
01-04-2017 Datasheet update Detail