Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Metopobactrus  Simon, 1884   8 species

Metopobactrus ascitus  (Kulczyński, 1894)


Distal margin of palpal tibia with a long, slightly projecting tooth-lamella. Prosoma dirty brown with indistinct grey-brown pattern. Sternum brown. Legs reddish yellow; Coxae light yellow. Opisthosoma dorsally blackish with symmetric spots and points, posteriorly with lighter chevrons.

Additional information

In open forest edges

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Eastern Europe

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

Miller F (1944) Abacoproeces ascitus Kulczynski (Araneae). Ent Listy, Brno 7: 13-15

Miller F (1971) Pavouci-Araneida In: Daniel M & Cerny V. (Hrsg.) Klic zvireny CSSR, Dil. IV. Ceskoslovenska Akademie Ved, Prag: 51-306

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

24-10-2017 Image insert