Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Pecado  Hormiga & Scharff, 2005   1 species

Pecado impudicus  (Denis, 1945)


Cymbium with 2 distinct tubercles. Embolus very long and twisted. Prosoma with dark brown cephalic part, thoracic part olive-brown, with broad dark brown margin. Legs orange-brown to yellowish brown, patellae dark brown, femora with basal, median and distal rings, tibiae with median and distal rings. Opisthosoma greyish black, indistinctly mottled with grey and some cream white spots.

Body length male: 5.2 mm

Posterior margin distinctly raised, large transverse cavity divided by a median septum. Colouration as in males, except opisthosoma uniformly dark grey.

Body length female: 7.6 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, Morocco, Algeria
Distribution List
Algeria   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Morocco   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) |||

Bosmans R (2006a) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XI. Miscellaneous linyphiid genera and additions (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Bull Annls Soc r belge Ent 141: 125-161

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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

18-02-2014 Datasheet update Detail
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