Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Metopobactrus  Simon, 1884   8 species

Metopobactrus deserticola  Loksa, 1981


Dorsal tibial apophysis strong, apical part sickle-shaped and claw-like, ventral tibial apophysis small, with rounded tip. Embolus strongly chitinised.

Prosoma reddish brown with black median spot, eyes surrounded with black, head region slightly raised in males. Sternum reddish brown, margin black. Legs reddish brown, coxae suffused with black. Opisthosoma black

Body length male: 0.9-1.0 mm

Epigyne with broad posterior median part. Colouration as in males

Body length female: 0.9-1.0 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Slovakia, Hungary
Distribution List
Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) |||

Gajdoš P, Černecká Ľ, Šestáková A (2019) Pannonic salt marshes revealed six new spiders to Slovakia (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Linyphiidae, Lycosidae, Theridiidae). Biologia 74: 53-64 pdf

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

Loksa I (1981b) The spider fauna of the Hortobágy National Park (Araneae). In Mahunka, S. (ed.), The fauna of the Hortobágy National Park, Volume 1. pp. 321-339. Akad. Kiadó Budapest

Szita É, Samu F, Bleicher K, Botos E (1998) Data to the spider fauna (Araneae) of Körös-Maros National Park (Hungary). Acta Phytopath Ent Hung 33: 341-348

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

20-03-2019 Image insert
17-11-2018 Distribution update Detail