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.

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Distribution comment: Norway: S. cf. apetlonensis is myrmicarum (Løvbrekke pers. comm.)
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Britain, Norway, Central Europe, Italy, Romania, Russia (Europe)
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (Růžička & Řezáč, 2022) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Norway   (Aakra et al., 2016) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (Lavery, 2019; Collyer, 2015) |||

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.)

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

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Růžička V, Řezáč M (2022) Seznam pavouků České republiky. List of spiders of the Czech Republic. Online at and 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 (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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