Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocephalus  Bertkau, 1883   39 species

Diplocephalus arnoi  Isaia, 2005


Posterior median eyes on distinct lobe. Palp: highly enlarged and ventrally pointing anterior radical process. Massively broadened radical tailpiece tip with an inner thickening. Double folded prolateral tibial apophysis, retrobasal striated glabrous bump emerging from cymbium, retrolateral side of anterior radical process bears striations. Prosoma length: 0.9 mm, prosoma width: 0.7 mm.


Prosoma without protuberance, slightly concave anteriodorsally. Epigyne with paired inner longitudinal narrow lobes. Prosoma length: 0.8 mm, prosoma width: 0.6 mm.

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Global distribution (WSC 2024): Italy
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.

Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Frick H, Isaia M (2012) Comparative description of the Mediterranean erigonine spider Diplocephalus guidoi n. sp. (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 3475: 65-68 pdf

Isaia M (2005) Diplocephalus arnoi n. sp., un nuovo Linyphiidae d'Abruzzo (Araneae). Fragmenta Entomologica 37: 1-7 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail
19-03-2013 Image insert