Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Peponocranium  Simon, 1884   4 species

Peponocranium praeceps  Miller, 1943


Palp: tibial apophysis erect, tip almost rectangularly bent anteriad. Patella distinctly longer than tibia, ectally with characteristic group of 5 short bristles. Cymbium with short keel, paracymbium small, its end part bent up hook-like. Bulb with complicated, lamellous end part, embolus long, spiralized.

Body length male: 1.3-1.8 mm

Epigyne: whitish trapezoidal median plate, which continues under the slightly posteriad diverging, slightly bent ad indistinct margins of the median field. Visible, uncovered part of median plate distally as wide as high.

Body length female: 1.8-2.3 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Finland, Germany to Russia (Europe)

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2