Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   64 species

Centromerus serbicus  Deltshev, 2002


Prosoma yellow to yellow-brown, eyes completely reduced. Prosoma length: 0.79 mm. Chelicerae yellow-brown, promargin with 3 teeth, retromargin with 3-4 teeth. Opisthosoma pale grey to grey.

Body length male: 1.8 mm

Prosoma length: 0.82 mm. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 2.16 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglobiont species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Serbia
 male  female

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

Deltshev C, Curcic B P M (1997) Contribution to the knowledge of the group europaeus of Centromerus Dahl (Linyphiidae, Araneae) in the Balkan Peninsula. Rev suisse Zool 104: 49-55

Deltshev C, Ćurčić B, Wang C X, Yao Z Y, Antic D, Ćurčić S, Rada T (2014) New data on the spiders (Araneae) in the caves of Balkan peninsula. Archives of Biological Science Belgrade 66: 465-471

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

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 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

03-09-2015 Datasheet update Old value