Liocranidae  Simon, 1897 / Scotina  Menge, 1873   4 species

Scotina gracilipes  (Blackwall, 1859)


Tibial apophysis large and broad. Embolus small. Epigyne with parallel cuticular bars medially. Prosoma brown, with vague black pattern. Legs black, coxa light yellow. Femur light yellow. Opisthosoma olive-black with reddish brown to light brown or yellow spots.

Body length male: 2.4-3.2 mm
Body length female: 3.2-3.8 mm
Additional information

In dry meadows, heathland, in forests and moors, in litter and moss

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe
 male  female

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