Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pelecopsis  Simon, 1864   26 species

Pelecopsis robusta  Weiss, 1990


Resembles P. elongata. Prosoma reddish to dark brown, radial lines with impressed dots. Cephalic lobe slightly lighter brown, characteristic. Incision between thorax and head not as strong as in P. elongata. Legs yellow-brown. Palp: tibia more robust, proximally wider, the median distal wart field slightly convex, lateral apophysis less articulated. Cymbium proximally more protruding.

Prosoma length: 0.9 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.


Darker than male and P. elongata. Epigyne: strongly resembles P. elongata. Median plate less distinct, with dark margins, not triangular, more oval. Copulatory ducts wide and membraneous.

Prosoma length: 0.9 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Romania

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

Weiss I (1990) Pelecopsis robusta n. sp., eine Schwester-Art von P. elongata (Wider) aus Rumänien (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae, Erigoninae). Ber nat-med Verein Innsbruck 77: 57-62

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2