Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Typhochrestus  Simon, 1884   19 species

Typhochrestus simoni  Lessert, 1907

Tibial apophysis with long, bi-pointed process, distinctly perpendicular to apophysis. Epigyne with ± trapezoid median part. Prosoma brown, with darker median spot and radial stripes. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma black-grey. Body length male: 1.5 mm
Body length female: 2.0 mm
Additional information
on open plains, prefers probably warm conditions
Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe
 male  female

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