Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   65 species

Centromerus prudens  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873)

Description

Paracymbium strongly sclerotised ridge on middle part. Epigyne red-brown, transverse oval with spoon-shaped scapus. Prosoma yellow-brown, with narrow, black margin. Sternum yellow-brown, tinged with black. Chelicerae yellow-brown. Legs yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey, ventrally darker than dorsally.

Body length male: 2.2-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2.2-2.8 mm
Additional information

In humid moss in forest edges

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Record from Italy based on a misidentification, therefore removed (Pantini & Isaia, 2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, North Africa
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Belgium   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Denmark   ( no references ) ||| Faroe Islands   ( Lissner et al., 2016b; ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Iceland   ( no references ) ||| Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Luxembourg   ( Kreuels et al., 2019; ) ||| Morocco   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Netherlands   ( no references ) ||| Northern Ireland   ( no references ) ||| Norway   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Central   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Sweden   ( no references ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 2019; ) ||| United Kingdom   ( no references ) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Fjellberg A (unpubl.)

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

Kreuels M, Staudt A, Christian S (2019) Die Spinnenfauna von Luxemburg – eine Zusammenstellung der Nachweise aus den Jahren 1906-2018 (Arachnida: Araneae). Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes luxembourgeois 121: 203-230 pdf

Lissner J, Jensen J-K, Hansen L J, Simonsen W, Kelduni R, Nissen K (2016b) An updated checklist of spiders (Araneae) of the Faroe Islands. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 63: 197-240 pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1953) British Spiders 2. Ray Soc London

Locket G H, Millidge A F, Merrett P (1974) British Spiders 3. Ray Soc London

Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Polchaninova N Y, Prokopenko E V (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida, Aranei) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arthropoda Selecta (Suppl.) 2: 1-268 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Roberts M J (1987) The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Volume 2: Linyphiidae and checklist. Harley Books Colchester

Staudt A, Weber D, Nährig D (2013) Webspinnen (Arachnida,  Araneae) aus Höhlen des Grossherzogtums Luxemburgs. Ferrantia 69: 115-157

Wiehle H (1956) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, X. 28: Familie Linyphiidae-Baldachinspinnen. Tierwelt Deutschlands 44: 1-337

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
23-12-2019 Image insert
24-04-2015 Distribution update Detail
05-03-2015 Distribution update Detail
28-04-2013 Distribution update Detail
02-04-2013 Image insert