2014 Linyphia triangularis

Spider of the Year 2014

The common hammock-weaver

Linyphia triangularis (Clerck 1757)

Linyphia triangularis

Linyphia triangularis

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The common hammock-weaver Linyphia triangularis (Clerck 1757) belongs to the family Linyphiidae. After the jumping spiders this is, with 4,461 species, the second most abundant spider family in the world. Europe as a whole has 1,248 species of linyphiid, central Europe 493.

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