Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pelecopsis  Simon, 1864   26 species

Pelecopsis bucephala  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)

Description

Tibial apophysis long, terminally with 2 recurved denticles. Epigyne with 2 tubercles on posterior margin. Prosoma reddish orange-yellow, punctured, head region tinged with brown, with a nose-like projection above clypeus and a globular tubercle bearing posterior median eyes. Sternum reddish orange-yellow, punctured. Legs bright orange-yellow. Opisthosoma black, with scutum, with punctured spots

Body length male: 2-2.8 mm
Body length female: 2-2.75 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Western Mediterranean
Phenology
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References

Bosmans R, Abrous O (1992) Studies on North African Linyphiidae VI. The genera Pelecopsis Simon, Trichopterna Kulczyński and Ouedia gen. n. (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 9: 65-85

Cárdenas M, Barrientos J A (2011) Arañas del olivar andaluz (Arachnida; Araneae). Aspectos faunísticos. Zool Baetica 22: 99-136

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

Pesarini C (unpubl.)

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

Updates
02-02-2017 Image insert
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value