Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Hypsocephalus  Millidge, 1978   4 species

Hypsocephalus paulae  (Simon, 1918)

Tibial apophysis with tooth on margin. Epigyne with large, triangular median plate.
Additional information
southside of the Alps
Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): France, Switzerland, Italy
 male  female
females all the year round

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

Millidge A F (1978) The genera Mecopisthes Simon and Hypsocephalus n. gen. and their phylogenetic relationships (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 4: 113-123

Noflatscher M-T (1991) Beiträge zur Spinnenfauna Südtirols - III: Epigäische Spinnen an Xerotherm-Standorten am Mitterberg, bei Neustift und Sterzing (Arachnida: Aranei). Ber Nat - Med Ver Innsbruck 78: 79-92

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2