Resources:
Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mecopisthes  Simon, 1926   11 species

Mecopisthes alter  Thaler, 1991

Description
Tibial apophysis long, claw-shaped. Prosoma brown, with blackish pattern. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma blackish, with 2 pairs of sigilla. Body length male: 1.3 mm
Body length female: 1.5 mm
Additional information
only in South Tyrol (I) as yet, in two xerothermic habitats, dry meadow and bush forest
Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Italy
Phenology
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 male  female
Figures
References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Thaler K (1991a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen-VIII (Arachnida: Aranei, Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 98: 165-184 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2