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 2021): Czechia to Ukraine and Montenegro
Distribution List
Czechia   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019) |||

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

Miller F (1971) Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.09.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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