Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   65 species

Centromerus obenbergeri  Kratochvil & Miller, 1938


Prosoma yellow to yellow-brown. Opisthosoma grey. Eyes small and surrounded by a narrow black area. Chelicerae yellow-brown, with 3 pro- and 4 retromarginal teeth. Palp: strong dorsal spine on patella. Cymbium with a postero-dorsal protuberance. Paracymbium large, with 12 teeth on inner margin; 4 short hairs near proximal end. Lamella characteristically built, continuous with radix. Prosoma length: 0.8 mm, prosoma width: 0.6 mm.


Coloration and characters as in male. Prosoma length: 0.7 mm, prosoma width: 0.5 mm.

Additional information

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Montenegro

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Deltshev C, Curcic B P M (2002) A contribution to the study of the genus Centromerus Dahl (Araneae: Linyphiidae) in caves of the Balkan Peninsula. Rev suisse Zool 109: 167-176

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

Kratochvíl J (1934) Liste générale des Araignées cavernicoles en Yougoslavie. Bull Soc Spéléologie Ljubljana 2: 165-226

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

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

13-06-2016 Datasheet update Old value
07-10-2015 Distribution update Old value