Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Mecopisthes  Simon, 1926   14 species

Mecopisthes latinus  Millidge, 1978

Epigyne with small circular opening. Prosoma orange, darker stripes. Male: eye region strongly bulged. Sternum orange, with dark margin. Legs light orange, to yellow-orange. Opisthosoma grey with 4 reddish spots, dorsally covered with orange-brown scutum. Body length male: 1.36 mm
Body length female: 1.45 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Switzerland, Italy
Distribution List
Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Helsdingen P J van (1982b) Quelques remarques sur les Linyphiidae mentionnés par Di Caporiacco. Revue Arachnologique 3: 155-180 pdf

Millidge A F (1978) The genera Mecopisthes Simon and Hypsocephalus n. gen. and their phylogenetic relationships (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 4: 113-123 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 (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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