Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Agyneta  Hull, 1911   43 species

Agyneta orites  (Thorell, 1875)


Paracymbium with a protruding edge. Tibia of male palpal with one rounded and one pointed apophysis. Epigyne with very broad scapus, with large caudal process. Prosoma dark brown, with star-shaped spot and darkened margin. Legs brown, partly blackish. Opisthosoma grey to dark grey.

Body length male: 1.9 mm
Body length female: 1.9 mm
Additional information

Alpine level

Frequency: only very few specimens found as yet

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Spain, Alps (France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany)
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Crespo L C, Domènech M, Enguídanos A, Malumbres-Olarte J, Cardoso P, Moya-Laraño J, Frías-López C, Macías-Hernández N, De Mas E, Mazzuca P, Mora E, Opatova V, Planas E, Ribera C, Roca-Cusachs M, Ruiz D, Sousa P, Tonzo V, Arnedo M A (2018) A DNA barcode-assisted annotated checklist of the spider (Arachnida, Araneae) communities associated to white oak woodlands in Spanish National Parks. Biodiversity Data Journal 6(e29443): 1-459 pdf

Oger P, Miquet A (2017) Découverte en Savoie de deux espèces nouvelles pour la France (Araneae: Linyphiidae, Lycosidae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 4: 5-8 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 (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1973c) Einige seltene Spinnenarten vom Holoh-See bei Wildbad im Schwarzwald (Arachnida: Araneae). Zoologische Beiträge (N.F.) 19: 393-395 pdf

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