Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Scutpelecopsis  Marusik & Gnelitsa, 2009   4 species

Scutpelecopsis krausi  (Wunderlich, 1980)

Description
Male

Prosoma dark brown, broad, elevated arch-like behind the eye field, without cephalic lobe or lateral depressions, with fine wrinkles. Sternum black-brown. Legs slightly lighter then Prosoma. Opisthosoma dark grey, scutum dark brown. Palp: Patella slightly longer than wide. Tibia with 3 apophyses. Paracymbium simple, hook-shaped. Embolus very thin, semicircular.

Prosoma length: 0.8 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.

Body length male: 1.7 mm
Female

Colour as in male. Epigyne dark brown, strongly sclerotized, slightly wider than long, protruding, with large funnel-like openings, posteriorly with2 light, long-oval grooves, which are only slightly separated.

Prosoma length: 0.8 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.

Body length female: 1.8 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): SE Europe (Balkans) to Armenia
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References

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 http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

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

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S (2015) A quick scan of the spider fauna in the surroundings of Përmet, Albania (Arachnida, Araneae) - preliminary report. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 35: 15-33

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (1980c) Linyphiidae aus Süd-Europa und Nord-Afrika (Arachn.: Araneae). Verh naturw Ver Hamb (N.F.) 23: 319-337

Updates
24-12-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value