Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocephalus  Bertkau, 1883   35 species

Diplocephalus subrostratus  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1873)


Prosoma dark brown, Pars cephalica a distinct hump, with oval grooves laterally. Legs light yellow. Opisthosoma dark brown-grey. Palp: Patella nearly twice as long as wide. Tibia very much widened toward the tarsus and partly covers it on the upper side, where it has a large sickle-shaped hook turned outward.

Body length male: 2 mm

As in male. Epigyne: Far anteriorly situated, with two pointed lobes directing posteriorly and situated close together, separated only by a narrow groove.

Body length female: 2 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Greenland, Russia (Europe to Far East), Mongolia

Eskov K Y (1988a) The spider genera Savignya Blackwall, Diplocephalus Bertkau and Archaraeoncus Tanasevitch (Aranei, Linyphiidae) in the fauna of Siberia and the Soviet Far East. Folia ent hung 49: 13-39

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

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

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value