Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Peponocranium  Simon, 1884   4 species

Peponocranium orbiculatum  (O. P.-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 2017): Germany to Russia, Georgia
Figures
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

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94

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

World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 5.10.2017. doi: 10.24436/2