Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Diplocephalus  Bertkau, 1883   40 species

Diplocephalus latifrons  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1863)

Description
Tibial apophysis with 2 thin, bent processes. Epigyne with widely gaping epigynal plates, a brighter, regularly triangular area in between. Prosoma brown to dark brown, male: posterior thoracic lobe bullous and only rarely reduced. Legs brown. Opisthosoma black-grey. Body length male: 1.5-1.9 mm
Body length female: 1.5-2 mm
Additional information
in many habitats, especially in forests, only missing in dry habitats
Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Europe, Russia
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Updates
11-02-2014 Image insert
16-04-2013 Image insert