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

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

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 (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

02-03-2021 Distribution update Detail