Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocephalus  Bertkau, 1883   39 species

Diplocephalus machadoi  Bosmans & Cardoso, 2010


Prosoma brown, with grey-brown striae and margin. Prosoma occurring in 2 forms: typical form: prosoma length: 0.84 mm, prosoma width: 0.58 mm. Turreted form: prosoma length: 1.08 mm, prosoma width: 0.62 mm, cephalic part elongated. Legs orange-brown. Opisthosoma grey.

Body length male: 1.8-2.2 mm

Prosoma length: 0.70 mm, prosoma width: 0.56 mm.

Body length female: 1.8 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Portugal, Spain, France
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

France   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R, Cardoso P, Crespo L C (2010) A review of the linyphiid spiders of Portugal, with the description of six new species (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 2473: 1-67 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Tilly J-J (2015a) Découverte en France de Diplocephalus machadoi Bosmans & Cardoso, 2010 (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Revue Arachnologique (2) 2: 6-7 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

13-10-2015 Distribution update Detail
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