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Scotina gracilipes  (Blackwall, 1859)
≤ 1900   1901-1979   1980-2005   2006 ≤
Description: Carapace with same markings as S. celans with median and lateral bands. However, these bands are much darker and the carapace appear uniform dark.Carapace is somewhat shinier than that of S. celans. The abdomen is also darker with obscure chevrons. The colouration of the legs are also generally similar to that of S. celans but the dark segments are darker, almost black in legs I and II, as well as shinier. Rear legs have annulated appearance. Size: Female 2.5-3.5 mm; male 2.5-3.5 mm.

Genus: Scotina Menge, 1873. Characters of genus: These are small spiders with six to ten pairs of ventral spines easily visible with a lens. The cephalothorax is darker than in the other genera of the family and shiny. The species are found at ground level among moss and detritus. The femora of the legs are light brown while more distal segments are darkened, particularly for the first pairs of legs. The two Danish species are easily separable by their markings.

Family: Liocranidae Simon, 1897 (Spiny-legged Sac Spiders).
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