Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocephalus  Bertkau, 1883   39 species

Diplocephalus rostratus  Schenkel, 1934

Epigyne with inner margins of lateral epigynal plates tail-like protruding toward anterior end. Prosoma brownish, with blackish pattern. Male blunt conical cephalic lobe, provided with hairs on anterior side. Legs brownish yellow. Opisthosoma blackish. Body length male: 1.9-2.1 mm
Body length female: 2.0-2.2 mm
Additional information
in damp crevice system of stony debris in high alpine region, approximately 2700-3500 m
Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Austria
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Holm Å (1970) Notes on spiders collected by the "Vega" Expedition 1878-1880. Entomologica Scandinavica 1: 188-208 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Thaler K (1970) Über einige wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, I (Arachn., Araneae, Erigonidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 58: 255-276 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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