Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocephalus  Bertkau, 1883   35 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 2019): Austria

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