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Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Improphantes  Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 1996   7 species

Improphantes geniculatus  (Kulczyński, 1898)

Description

Male palp with pointed end of lamella. Paracymbium with large forked tooth. Epigyne with rounded plates lateral to scapus (in lateral view), shorter than scapus. Prosoma yellow-brown, with black margin. Legs brown-yellow. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 1.7-2.2 mm
Body length female: 2-2.2 mm
Additional information

In dry meadows

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Germany to Russia (W-Siberia)
Phenology
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References

Esyunin S L, Efimik V E (1999) Remarks on the Ural spider fauna, 9. New data on the Ural species of the genus Lepthyphantes Menge, 1866 (s.l.) (Aranei: Linyphiidae). Arthropoda Selecta 7: 227-232

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Rozwalka R, Łysiak S (2011) First record of the Improphantes geniculatus (Kulczyński, 1898) (Araneae, Linyphiidae) in Poland. Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego, Acta Biologica 18: 131-135

Tanasevitch A V, Alekseenko Y G (2012) To the knowledge of the linyphiid spider fauna (Aranei: Linyphiidae) of limestone steppes in the Russian Plain. Caucasian Entomological Bull 8: 193-198

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 5.10.2017. doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
29-11-2017 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value