Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Bathyphantes  Menge, 1866   13 species

Bathyphantes parvulus  (Westring, 1851)

Description

Tibial apophysis pointed. Epigyne with scapus posteriorly surrounded by semicircular sclerotised wall. Prosoma brown, mostly with darkened margin. Sternum black. Chelicerae with 3 denticles each on anterior and posterior cheliceral furrow margin. Legs light yellow, darkened on joints. Opisthosoma dark grey to black, rarely with vague, dark pattern.

Body length male: 2-2.3 mm
Body length female: 2-2.3 mm
Additional information

In detritus and on low plants in damp localities, on meadows and in forests

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, China
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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Roberts M J (1995) Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins Field Guide Bath

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Thaler K (1983c) Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich) und Nachbarländern: Deckennetzspinnen, Linyphiidae (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröff Mus Ferdinandeum Innsbr 63: 135-167

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
30-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
28-04-2014 Distribution update Old value