Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pelecopsis  Simon, 1864   39 species

Pelecopsis coccinea  (O. Pickard-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 2020): Spain, Morocco
Distribution List
Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R, Abrous O (1992) Studies on North African Linyphiidae VI. The genera Pelecopsis Simon, Trichopterna Kulczyński and Ouedia gen. n. (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 65-85 pdf

Bosmans R, Jocqué R (1993) Five Linyphiidae new to Europe, with description of Pelecopsis pooti sp. n. (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 123: 129-134 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

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