Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Caracladus  Simon, 1884   3 species

Caracladus leberti  (Roewer, 1942)


Characteristic male cephalic lobe with a small upwards and forwards facing bump between the posterior median eyes. Palp: Resembles C. avicula. Embolus rather robust and straight, tailpiece is much shorter than in C. avicula and marginal suprategular apophysis can clearly be seen. Prosoma length: 0.8 mm, prosoma width: 0.6 mm.

Body length male: 1.9 mm

Resembles C. avicula. Epigyne: Dorsal plate of epigyne nearly triangular and with a small copulatory opening. Form of copulatory pouches barely visible in ventral view and copulatory duct more robust. Prosoma length: 0.8 mm, prosoma width: 0.6 mm.

Body length female: 1.7 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Western, Central Europe

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value