Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   65 species

Centromerus brevipalpus  (Menge, 1866)

Description
Male

Male palp with large, sickle-shaped basal apophysis. Paracymbium with wavy edge on median part. Prosoma yellowish-brown, bright with slender, black margin. Sternum yellow-brown, darkened blackish. Chelicerae yellowish. Legs yellowish-brown, robust. Opisthosoma dark grey, sometimes brighter ventrally.

Body length male: 1.4-2.2 mm
Female

Scapus posteriorly tripartite. Prosoma length: 0.61-0.64 mm.

Body length female: 1.4-3 mm
Additional information

In the litter layer of humid deciduous and coniferous forests

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Kazakhstan
Phenology
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Figures
References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
16-08-2016 Image insert
24-04-2015 Distribution update Old value
15-04-2014 Image insert
28-04-2013 Distribution update Old value