Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Scotinotylus  Simon, 1884   6 species

Scotinotylus clavatus  (Schenkel, 1927)

Cymbium with broad tubercle. Epigyne with narrow scapus. Prosoma brown-yellow, with tinge of black, radial stripes and margin darker. Male: with hemispherical cephalic lobe, posterior dorsal line uniformly descending. Legs brownish yellow. Opisthosoma grey-black. Body length male: 1.9 mm
Body length female: 1.9 mm
Additional information
in litter layer of subalpine forests, 1700-2000 m

Frequency: Very rarely found, only found very rarely as yet

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Switzerland, Austria

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