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 2022): Western, Central Europe
 male  female
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Liechtenstein   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (no references) |||

Frick H, Muff P (2009) Revision of the genus Caracladus with the description of Caracladus zamoniensis spec. nov. (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Erigoninae). Zootaxa 1982: 1-37 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

Thaler K (1973a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, III (Arachn., Aranei, Erigonidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 60: 41-60 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

21-11-2020 Datasheet update Detail
13-06-2016 Datasheet update Detail