Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Metopobactrus  Simon, 1884   8 species

Metopobactrus orbelicus  Deltshev, 1985


Prosoma dark brown, with characteristic elevation in males. Chelicerae very short. Sternum dark brown to black. Legs brown. Tibia I-IV with 1 dorsal spine. Opisthosoma black-grey to black

Body length male: 2.19 mm
Body length female: 2.56 mm
Additional information

Under stones; >2500 m

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Bulgaria
Distribution List
Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) |||

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Deltshev C (1985a) A contribution to the study of the family Erigonidae (Araneae) from Pirin Mountain, Bulgaria, with a description of a new species (Metopobactrus orbelicus sp. n.). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 6: 359-366 pdf

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