Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Syedra  Simon, 1884   5 species

Syedra myrmicarum  (Kulczyński, 1882)


Cymbium basally with 2 humps. Paracymbium with many small denticles. Epigyne with straight anterior margin of epigynal plate.

Body length male: 1.3-1.6 mm
Body length female: 1.5 mm
Additional information

In heathland and on xerothermic slopes, in formicaries, under stones.

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Distribution comment: Norway: S. cf. apetlonensis is myrmicarum (Løvbrekke pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Britain, Norway, Central Europe, Italy, Romania, Russia (Europe)
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Norway   (Aakra et al., 2016) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (Lavery, 2019) |||

Aakra K, Morka G H, Antonson A, Farlund M, Wrånes R E, Frølandshagen R, Løvbrekke H, Furuseth P, Fjellberg A, Lemke M, Pfliegler W P, Andersen S, Olsen K M, Aadland B, Berggren K (2016) Spiders new to Norway (Arachnida, Araneae) with ecological, taxonomical and faunistic comments. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 6-43 pdf

Collyer P (2015) Syedra myrmicarum: a new species record for the UK. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 133: 20 pdf

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

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

Lavery A (2019) A revised checklist of the spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Arachnology 18: 196-212 pdf

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

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

Thaler K (1983c) Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich) und Nachbarländern: Deckennetzspinnen, Linyphiidae (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 63: 135-167 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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