Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   64 species

Centromerus prudens  (O. P.-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 2018): Europe, North Africa
Phenology
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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)

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

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 (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 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

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 (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
24-04-2015 Distribution update Old value
05-03-2015 Distribution update Old value
28-04-2013 Distribution update Old value
02-04-2013 Image insert