Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Saloca  Simon, 1926   2 species

Saloca diceros  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

Description

Embolus forming a loop. Prosoma yellow-brown, male: head slightly raised and compressed at sides, a row of stout, forward-directed bristles runs from each posterior median eye to the corresponding anterior median eye. Legs yellow-brown to grey-brown. Opisthosoma yellowish white to light grey-brown.

Body length male: 1.0-1.4 mm
Body length female: 1.0-1.4 mm
Additional information

Among leaf litter and detritus in forests – alder, scree, beech, spruce, mixed forests

Frequency: Not rare

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe
Phenology
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References

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Updates
17-01-2017 Image insert
01-06-2016 Image insert
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value