Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Porrhomma  Simon, 1884   17 species

Porrhomma oblitum  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)


Male palp with beak-shaped upper apophysis. Vulva with long entrance ducts, receptaculum seminis lateral.

Body length male: 1.2-2 mm
Body length female: 1.4-2 mm
Additional information

In alluvial areas of the lowland

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe
 male  female

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