Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   71 species

Centromerus valkanovi  Deltshev, 1983


Prosoma pale yellow. Clypeus concave. Chelicerae yellow, promargin with 3 well developed teeth, retromargin with 4 denticles.. Legs yellowish, tibiae I-III with 2 dorsal spines, tibia IV and metatarsi I-IV with 1 dorsal spine.

Body length male: 2.28 mm

As in males, except chelicerae: retromargin with 5 denticles.

Body length female: 1.83 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Greece   (Komnenov et al., 2016) ||| Turkey (Europe)   (Demircan & Topçu, 2015) |||

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 (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Deltshev C D (1983a) A contribution to the taxonomical study of sylvaticus group of genus Centromerus F. Dahl (Araneae, Linyphiidae) in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 21: 53-58 pdf

Demircan N, Topçu A (2015) A contribution to the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 14: 176-183 pdf

Dimitrov D, Deltshev C (2019) Contribution to the study of the genus Centromerus in Turkey, with the description of a new species of blind spiders (Arachnida, Araneae: Linyphiidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 126: 261-267 pdf

Komnenov M, Pitta E, Zografou K, Chatzaki M (2016) Discovering the still unexplored arachnofauna of the National Park of Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli, NE Greece: a taxonomic review with description of new species. Zootaxa 4096: 1-66 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1995c) Beschreibung bisher unbekannter Arten der Baldachinspinnen aus der östlichen Mediterraneis (Arachnida: Araneae: Linyphiidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 655-686 pdf

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