Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Lepthyphantes  Menge, 1866   48 species

Lepthyphantes nodifer  Simon, 1884


Male palp with long and narrow lamella, bipartite, densely furnished with small thorns laterally, basal part bent. Patella with bristle. Cymbium with distinctly bulged posterior margin. Epigyne without distinctly marked off scapus. Prosoma clay-yellow to dark brown. Legs brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 1.6-2 mm
Body length female: 1.6-2 mm
Additional information

in ground litter and moss of mountainous forests

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe
 male  female

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13-05-2014 Distribution update Old value