Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocentria  Hull, 1911   4 species

Diplocentria mediocris  (Simon, 1884)

Epigyne with unstructured epigynal plate, slightly indented posteriorly. Prosoma pale yellow-brown to middle brown, with star-shaped spot and narrow black margin. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey to light grey. Body length male: 1.3-1.6 mm
Body length female: 1.3-1.6 mm
Additional information
in wet moss of a forest (South France), on a riverbank under stones (South Germany), in a pubescent oak forest (South Tyrol, Italy)

Frequency: Very rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe

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