The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: LINYPHIIDAE

Gen. Microlinyphia Gerhardt, 1928 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01100]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Linyphia Latreille, 1804 by Wiehle, 1956: 297; considered a senior synonym of Pusillia Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 23, type Linyphia mandibulata Emerton, 1882 by Wiehle, 1956: 297 and of Bonnetiella Caporiacco, 1949a: 358, type B. singularis Caporiacco, 1949 [=M. sterilis (Pavesi, 1883)] by van Helsdingen, 1970: 4.

In synonymy:
M. africanibia (Strand, 1913, T from Linyphia) = M. sterilis (Pavesi, 1883) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 18).
M. baltistana (Caporiacco, 1934, T from Linyphia) = M. pusilla (Sundevall, 1830) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 9).
M. bonita (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943) = M. pusilla (Sundevall, 1830) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 9).
M. carnica (Caporiacco, 1922, T from Linyphia) = M. pusilla (Sundevall, 1830) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 9).
M. cayuga (Emerton, 1914) = M. impigra (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871) (Wiehle, 1956: 331, sub Linyphia).
M. inexplicabilis (Denis, 1941) = M. johnsoni (Blackwall, 1859) (Wunderlich, 1987a: 147).
M. interpolis (O. P.-Cambridge, 1904, T from Linyphia) = M. sterilis (Pavesi, 1883) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 17).
M. lineata (Blackwall, 1862, T from Tetragnatha) = M. johnsoni (Blackwall, 1859) (Wunderlich, 1987a: 147).
M. maeklini (Thorell, 1875, T from Linyphia) = M. impigra (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 51).
M. mandibulata provoana (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943) = M. mandibulata (Emerton, 1882) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 39).
M. parenzani (Caporiacco, 1932, T from Lepthyphantes) = M. pusilla (Sundevall, 1830) (van Helsdingen, 1982b: 169).
M. ramblae Schmidt, 1975 = M. johnsoni (Blackwall, 1859) (Wunderlich, 1987a: 147).
M. singularis (Caporiacco, 1949) = M. sterilis (Pavesi, 1883) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 18).
M. suspiciosa (Pavesi, 1833, T from Linyphia) = M. sterilis (Pavesi, 1883) (van Helsdingen, 1970: 17).

mf aethiopica (Tullgren, 1910)....................East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011816]
Linyphia a. Tullgren, 1910: 145, pl. 3, f. 65 (Dmf).
Linyphia a. Caporiacco, 1949a: 353, f. 20a-b (f).
M. a. van Helsdingen, 1970: 57, f. 49-54 (Tmf from Linyphia).

mf cylindriformis Jocqué, 1985....................Comoro Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011817]
M. c. Jocqué, 1985b: 222, f. 69-73, 75-77 (Dmf).

mf dana (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943)....................USA, Canada, Alaska [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011818]
Pusillia d. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 25 (Dmf).
M. d. van Helsdingen, 1970: 45, f. 34, 38-41 (mf).
M. d. Hormiga, 1994b: 4, f. 10A-C, 11A-E (m).
M. d. Hormiga, 2000: 86, pl. 9A-F (m).

mf delesserti (Caporiacco, 1949)....................Tanzania, Uganda, Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011819]
Linyphia sterilis Lessert, 1915a: 10, pl. 1, f. 6, 12, 18 (mf, misidentified).
Linyphia d. Caporiacco, 1949a: 353 (name for Lessert's specimens).
M. d. van Helsdingen, 1970: 62, f. 55-64 (Tmf from Linyphia).

mf impigra (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)....................Holarctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011820]
Linyphia i. O. P.-Cambridge, 1871a: 422, pl. 55, f. 18 (Dm).
Linyphia circumcincta O. P.-Cambridge, 1871a: 423 (Df).
Linyphia mäklinii Thorell, 1875b: 60 (Dmf).
Linyphia mäklinii Thorell, 1875c: 16 (Df).
Linyphia culta O. P.-Cambridge, 1893a: 152, f. 8 (Df).
Linyphia i. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1894: 58, pl. 2, f. 26 (Dmf).
Linyphia cayuga Emerton, 1914: 264, pl. 8, f. 7 (Dmf).
Emenista culta Simon, 1926: 470.
Linyphia i. Simon, 1929: 638, 745, f. 988 (mf).
Linyphia cayuga Blauvelt, 1936: 127, pl. 10, f. 70-74 (mf).
Pusillia cayuga Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 26 (Tmf from Linyphia).
Linyphia i. Locket & Millidge, 1953: 401, f. 237H, 239D, 240F (mf).
Linyphia i. Wiehle, 1956: 327, f. 540-544 (mf, S).
Linyphia i. Casemir, 1962: 19, pl. I, f. 5 (f).
Linyphia i. Merrett, 1963b: 375, f. 31A-E (m).
M. i. van Helsdingen, 1969: 288, f. 13-16, 402-408 (Tmf from Linyphia).
M. i. van Helsdingen, 1970: 50, f. 42-48 (mf, S).
Linyphia i. Tyschchenko, 1971: 230, f. 735, 739 (mf).
Linyphia i. Miller, 1971: 222, pl. LXII, f. 27-28 (mf).
M. i. Palmgren, 1975: 86, f. 20.9-11 (mf).
Linyphia i. Minoranskii, Ponomarev & Gramotenko, 1980: 32, f. 1 (f).
M. i. Millidge, 1984b: 239, f. 9 (f).
M. i. Roberts, 1987: 164, f. 86c (mf).
Linyphia i. Zhou & Song, 1987: 17, f. 1a-d (f).
Linyphia i. Hu & Wu, 1989: 154, f. 127.1-3 (f).
Linyphia i. Izmailova, 1989: 75, f. 54-55 (mf).
M. i. Tanasevitch, 1990: 99, f. 27.15-17 (mf).
M. i. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 218, f. 585 (mf).
M. i. Millidge, 1993c: 152, f. 47 (m).
M. i. Roberts, 1995: 370, f. (mf).
M. i. Roberts, 1998: 381, f. (mf).
M. i. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 187, f. 106K-L (f).

mf johnsoni (Blackwall, 1859)....................Madeira, Canary Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011821]
Linyphia j. Blackwall, 1859b: 261 (Df).
Tetragnatha lineata Blackwall, 1862a: 379 (Dm).
Linyphia j. Kulczyn'ski, 1899: 384, pl. 7, f. 59, 61-62, 65-66 (f, Dm).
Linyphia inexplicabilis Denis, 1941a: 113, f. 3-4 (Df).
M. j. van Helsdingen, 1970: 24, f. 14-18, 20 (Tmf from Linyphia).
M. inexplicabilis van Helsdingen, 1970: 29, f. 19 (Tf from Linyphia).
M. ramblae Schmidt, 1975b: 234, f. 1-2 (Df).
M. j. Wunderlich, 1987a: 147 (S).
M. j. Wunderlich, 1992a: 382, f. 434a-c (mf).

mf mandibulata (Emerton, 1882)....................USA [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011822]
Linyphia m. Emerton, 1882: 64, pl. 19, f. 2 (Dmf).
Linyphia m. Emerton, 1902: 139, f. 325-329 (mf).
Pusillia m. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 24 (removed from S of M. pusilla).
Pusillia mandibulata provoana Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 24 (Dmf).
Linyphia pusilla Kaston, 1948: 124, f. 231-236 (mf).
Pusillia m. Hackman, 1954: 10, f. 120 (m).
M. m. van Helsdingen, 1970: 39, f. 28-33, 37 (mf, S).
M. m. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 143, f. 1580-1582 (mf).

mf mandibulata punctata (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943)....................USA, Canada [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011823]
Pusillia m. p. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 24 (Dmf).
M. m. p. van Helsdingen, 1970: 44.

mf pusilla (Sundevall, 1830) *....................Holarctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011824]
Linyphia p. Sundevall, 1830: 27 (Dmf).
Linyphia fuliginea Blackwall, 1833: 349 (Dm).
Theridion signatum Hahn, 1834: 40, f. 125 (Dmf).
Linyphia pratensis Wider, 1834: 251, pl. 17, f. 8 (Df).
Linyphia globosa Wider, 1834: 252, pl. 17, f. 9 (Df).
Theridion ampullaceum Walckenaer, 1837: 336 (Dmf).
Linyphia pascuensis Walckenaer, 1841: 251 (Dmf).
Linyphia globosa Walckenaer, 1841: 272 (Dm).
Linyphia pratensis C. L. Koch, 1845: 121, f. 1043-1046 (f).
Linyphia signata C. L. Koch, 1850: 18.
Linyphia fuliginea Blackwall, 1864a: 216, pl. 15, f. 142 (m, Df).
Linyphia p. Menge, 1866: 109, pl. 19, f. 36 (mf).
Linyphia pratensis Ohlert, 1867: 45 (Dm).
Linyphia p. Keyserling, 1886b: 55, pl. 12, f. 163 (mf).
Linyphia p. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1894: 58, pl. 2, f. 25 (mf).
Linyphia p. Becker, 1896: 27, pl. 4, f. 2 (mf).
Linyphia p. Bösenberg, 1901: 70, pl. 6, f. 72 (mf).
Linyphia p. Engelhardt, 1910: 64, f. 20 (f).
Linyphia p. Comstock, 1912: 398, f. 411-412 (mf)
Linyphia p. Fedotov, 1912a: 71, f. 13 (f).
Linyphia carnica Caporiacco, 1922: 81, f. 3 (Df).
Linyphia p. Simon, 1929: 638, 744, f. 985-987 (mf).
Lepthyphantes parenzani Caporiacco, 1932b: 95, f. 1 (Dm).
Linyphia baltistana Caporiacco, 1934a: 158, pl. 3, f. 10 (Dmf).
Linyphia p. Saito, 1934b: 307, pl. 15, f. 57 (f).
Linyphia p. Blauvelt, 1936: 130, pl. 11, f. 75-79 (mf).
Pusillia p. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 26 (Tmf from Linyphia).
Pusillia bonita Chamberlin & Ivie, 1943: 26, f. 41-42 (Dmf).
Linyphia p. Locket & Millidge, 1953: 400, f. 237D, 239A, 241C (mf).
Pusillia p. Hackman, 1954: 10, f. 121 (m).
Linyphia p. Wiehle, 1956: 331, f. 545-550 (mf).
Linyphia p. Saito, 1959: 78, f. 78a-j (mf).
Linyphia p. Merrett, 1963b: 376, f. 32A-E (m).
Neolinyphia p. Yaginuma, 1966d: 35 (Tmf from Pusillia, rejected).
Linyphia p. Azheganova, 1968: 67, f. 137-139 (mf).
Linyphia p. Fuhn & Niculescu-Burlacu, 1969: 75, pl. II, f. 6a-b (f).
M. p. van Helsdingen, 1970: 9, f. 1-8 (mf, S).
Linyphia p. Tyschchenko, 1971: 9, f. 13, 742 (mf).
Linyphia p. Miller, 1971: 222, pl. XLII, f. 27, pl. XLIII, f. 1-2 (mf).
M. p. Palmgren, 1975: 85, f. 20.5-8 (mf).
M. p. Punda, 1975b: 12, f. 13 (m).
M. p. van Helsdingen, 1982b: 169 (S).
Linyphia p. Legotai & Sekerskaya, 1982: 50, f. IV.3-4 (mf).
M. p. Millidge, 1984b: 239, f. 7 (f).
M. p. Song, 1987: 1134, f. 95 (mf).
M. p. Roberts, 1987: 164, f. 86b (mf).
M. p. Hu & Wu, 1989: 158, f. 130.1-5 (mf).
Linyphia p. Legotai & Sekerskaya, 1989: 227, f. LXX.3-4 (mf).
Linyphia p. Izmailova, 1989: 77, f. 58 (f).
M. p. Tanasevitch, 1990: 99, f. 27.12-14 (mf).
M. p. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 216, f. 584 (mf).
M. p. Millidge, 1993c: 150, f. 42 (f).
M. p. Roberts, 1995: 369, f. (mf).
Linyphia p. Mcheidze, 1997: 300, f. 693-696 (mf).
M. p. Roberts, 1998: 380, f. (mf).
M. p. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 187, f. 106M-O, Q (mf).
M. p. Hu, 2001: 524, f. 350.1-4 (mf).
M. p. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 143, f. 1583-1585 (mf).
M. p. Bosmans, 2006a: 143, f. 55-58 (mf).
M. p. Ono, Matsuda & Saito, 2009: 342, f. 1267-1268 (mf).

f pusilla quadripunctata (Strand, 1903)....................Norway [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011825]
Linyphia p. q. Strand, 1903a: 8 (Df).

mf simoni van Helsdingen, 1970....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011826]
M. s. van Helsdingen, 1970: 30, f. 21-27 (Dmf).

mf sterilis (Pavesi, 1883)....................Central, East, Southern Africa; China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011827]
Linyphia s. Pavesi, 1883: 31 (Df).
Linyphia suspiciosa Pavesi, 1883: 28 (Df).
Linyphia s. Lessert, 1915a: 10, pl. 1, f. 6, 12, 18 (f, Dm).
Linyphia interpolis O. P.-Cambridge, 1904: 161, pl. 12, f. 3 (Dmf).
Linyphia africanibia Strand, 1913a: 352 (Df).
Linyphia s. Caporiacco, 1949a: 352, f. 19a-d (f).
Linyphia bonneti Caporiacco, 1949a: 354, f. 21a-c (Dj; in part).
Bonnetiella singularis Caporiacco, 1949a: 359, f. 23 (Df).
M. s. van Helsdingen, 1969: 156 (Tmf from Linyphia, S).
M. s. van Helsdingen, 1970: 17, f. 9-13 (mf, S).
M. s. Zhu et al., 1985: 105, f. 92a-b (m).

mf zhejiangensis (Chen, 1991)....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:011338]
Lepthyphantes z. Chen, 1991: 163, f. 1A-D (Dmf).
Lepthyphantes z. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 186, f. 103M-N, S-T (mf).
M. z. Saaristo, Tu & Li, 2006: 384 (Tmf from Lepthyphantes).