Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Erigonoplus  Simon, 1884   16 species

Erigonoplus simplex  Millidge, 1979


Female unknown. Prosoma chestnut-brown, fovea and striae black. Sternum brown, reticulated with black. Legs yellow, long and thin. TmI at 0.3. Femur and tibia I ventrally with stout bristles. Opisthosoma black, with 4 reddish impressed dots, posteriorly with paler chevrons

Body length male: 2.45 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2018): France, Italy, Bulgaria, Greece

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Hollá K, Šestáková A, Holecová M, Šebestová M (2016) On the new record of the sheet-web spider Erigonoplus foveatus comb. nov. from Slovakia, with comments on Erigonoplus simplex (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen/Arachnology Letters 51: 80-84

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World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

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