Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Metopobactrus  Simon, 1884   8 species

Metopobactrus nodicornis  Schenkel, 1927

Tibial apophysis bluntly rounded. Prosoma brown-black, shiny with indistinct radial stripes. Female: eye field bulged at an obtuse angle. Male: eye field with slantingly projecting frontal process. Sternum brown-black, shiny with indistinct radial stripes. Opisthosoma blackish. Body length male: 1.7 mm
Body length female: 2.0 mm
Additional information
biology unknown, Alps, higher mountain levels

Frequency: Very rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Switzerland, Austria
Distribution List
Austria   (Thaler, 1976a) ||| Switzerland   (Thaler, 1976a) |||

Thaler K (1976a) Über wenig bekannte Zwergspinnen aus den Alpen, IV (Arachnida, Aranei, Erigonidae). Archives des Sciences, Genève 29: 227-246 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

02-03-2021 Distribution update Detail