Ceratinella brevipes Westring, 1851,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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Ceratinella brevipes Westring, 1851


Ceratinella brevipes Westring, 1851 


Sibirico-Europea species ( Isaia et al. 2007). It is distributed in Europe, Caucasus andJapan ( World Spider Catalog 2020). It can be found in mainland Italy ( Pantini and Isaia 2019) and, in Lombardy, it is reported only in the Province of Bergamo ( Isaia et al. 2007).


It is found in a variety of situations: in moss and litter layers in various habitats. Adults have been recorded almost year-round, but most frequently from late spring to mid-summer ( Harvey et al. 2002). It is a weaver spider of simple webs on the ground ( Isaia et al. 2007).