Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Peponocranium  Simon, 1884   4 species

Peponocranium orbiculatum  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1882)

Description

Cymbium with keel. Tibial apophysis long and pointed. Epigyne with median plate, wider than long. Prosoma yellowish, with dark margin. Male: with large globular cephalic lobe. Legs yellowish. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length male: 1.3-1.4 mm
Body length female: 1.6 mm
Additional information

in moss and low vegetation in open localities, probably thermophilic

Frequency: Very rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Georgia
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Belgium   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Estonia   ( no references ) ||| Georgia   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| North Macedonia   ( Komnenov, 2014; ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( Otto, 2020; ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019; ) |||
References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Wiehle H (1960a) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea (Araneae). XI. Micryphantidae-Zwergspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 47: 1-620

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2