Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Lepthyphantes  Menge, 1866   45 species

Lepthyphantes minutus  (Blackwall, 1833)

Description

Male palp with serrated lamella. Patella with robust bristles, on a pedestal. Epigyne with scapus, weakly indented posteriorly. Prosoma brown, with dark margin. Legs brown, mostly annulated. Opisthosoma whitish with silver and black spots.

Body length male: 3.0-4.2 mm
Body length female: 4.6-6 mm
Additional information

mainly in coniferous forests

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

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 23.01.2017

Updates
22-02-2017 Distribution update Old value
15-01-2015 Image insert
26-11-2013 Image insert