Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pocadicnemis  Simon, 1884   4 species

Pocadicnemis carpatica  (Chyzer, 1894)


Male palp with asymmetric cymbium, distally broad and indented. Epigyne distinct, with circular median plate. Prosoma dark brown, with blackish median spot, radial stripes and margin. Opisthosoma dark grey to black.

Body length male: 2 mm
Body length female: 2 mm
Additional information

Amongst grass on sunny slopes in the mountains

Frequency: Very rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Central, Eastern Europe
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (no references) |||

Heimer S (1978) Zur intragenerischen Isolation der Arten der Gattung Pocadicnemis Simon 1884. Zoologische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 35: 101-112 pdf

Heimer S, Nentwig W (1991) Spinnen Mitteleuropas. Paul Parey Berlin pdf

Hirna A, Gnelitsa V, Zhukovets E (2016) A checklist of the spiders (Araneae) of the Chornohora Mountain massif (Ukrainian Carpathians). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 51: 16-38 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

Rozwałka R (2008) Pocadicnemis carpatica (Chyzer, 1894) (Araneae: Linyphiidae) - a new species of spider to the fauna of Poland. Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, Lublin-Polonia C 63: 129-132 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

13-12-2017 Image insert
13-12-2017 Distribution update Detail
04-03-2016 Distribution update Detail