Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pelecopsis  Simon, 1864   26 species

Pelecopsis coccinea  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1875)


Tibial apophysis with denticulate lateral margin. Embolus circular. Epigynal ventral plate longer than wide, with transverse groove before epigastric furrow. Prosoma strongly punctured. Sternum brown-black, strongly punctured. Opisthosoma glossy black, with scutum

Body length male: 1.92-2.22 mm
Body length female: 2.14-2.3 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain, Morocco

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Bosmans R, Jocqué R (1993) Five Linyphiidae new to Europe, with description of Pelecopsis pooti sp. n. (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Belg J Zool 123: 129-134

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