Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplostyla  Emerton, 1882   1 species

Diplostyla concolor  (Wider, 1834)

Description

Male palp with conductor and embolus forming large loop. Epigyne with very long scapus, unvarying in width. Prosoma brown, brown with blackish margin and vague radial stripes. Sternum brown, with a tinge of black. Chelicerae brown, with 4 anterior and 5 posterior denticles on cheliceral furrow margin. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma dark grey to black, rarely with indistinct pattern.

Body length male: 2.5-3 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3 mm
Additional information

In humid forests, gardens and shadowed watersides

Frequency: Frequent

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Holarctic
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Updates
18-04-2016 Image insert
30-09-2014 Distribution update Old value
04-02-2014 Image insert
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
05-11-2013 Image insert
25-06-2013 Distribution update Old value