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

Scutpelecopsis krausi  (Wunderlich, 1980)


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

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
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): SE Europe (Balkans) to Armenia

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