Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Agyneta  Hull, 1911   41 species

Agyneta rurestris  (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Description

Male palp with distally tapered lamella characteristica, strongly widened in the middle part. Prosoma dark brown, with black margin. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae bright yellowish brown, sometimes tinged with black. Legs bright yellowish brown, sometimes tinged with black. Opisthosoma grey to almost black.

Body length male: 1.6-2.3 mm
Body length female: 1.8-3 mm
Additional information

In forest edges, meadows and gardens, from Sea coast up to high mountain region, frequent.

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Central Asia, China, Korea
Phenology
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 male  female
mainly in early summer
Figures
References

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Updates
09-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
03-09-2013 Image insert
28-04-2013 Distribution update Old value