Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Enoplognatha  Pavesi, 1880   26 species

Enoplognatha latimana  Hippa & Oksala, 1982

Description
Male

Conductor with slightly spirally twisted tip. Radix of male palp larger than median apophysis (in ventral view). Prosoma 1.6-2.4 mm long. Chelicerae with one large tooth and small teeth.

Body length male: 3-5 mm
Female

Epigyne strongly sclerotised laterally on posterior margin. Epigynal groove approximately as long as wide. Prosoma 1.5-2.3 mm long. Colouration as in E. ovata, but usually without red markings and with fewer, or no black spots.

Body length female: 4-6 mm
Additional information

In varied, more or less open habitats, heathlands, field shrubs, grasslands, cultivated lands, on low vegetation and bushes.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Holarctic
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Females with egg sac in July.
Figures
References

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Updates
12-10-2017 Image insert
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24-04-2015 Distribution update Old value
23-10-2014 Image insert
26-02-2014 Distribution update Old value
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value