Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Styloctetor  Simon, 1884   3 species

Styloctetor austerus  (L. Koch, 1884)


Paracymbium robust, V-like bent. Epigyne with bipartite median plate, anterior part transverse oval, posterior part ± broadly rectangular.. Prosoma deeply brown with blackish pattern. Legs brownish, tinged with black. Opisthosoma blackish.

Body length male: 1.9 mm
Body length female: 2.2 mm
Additional information

In high mountains at dry places with much debris, 2000-3000 m

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Switzerland, Austria

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