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 2020): Portugal, Spain, France
 male  female
Distribution List
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). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] 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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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