Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Dismodicus  Simon, 1884   3 species

Dismodicus bifrons  (Blackwall, 1841)

Tibial apophysis broadly cut dorsally. Epigyne with free area between protruding lobes of epigynal plate pointed anteriorly. Prosoma dark brown, with blackish median spot and radial stripes. Male: elevated head region slightly bullous posteriorly. Legs yellow to red-orange. Opisthosoma dark grey to black. Body length male: 1.75-2.1 mm
Body length female: 2-2.6 mm
Additional information
on shrubs, bushes and trees of different habitats
Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Russia
 male  female

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