Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Porrhomma  Simon, 1884   15 species

Porrhomma cambridgei  Merrett, 1994

Description
Body length male: 1.5 mm
Female

Prosoma, legs and sternum pale yellow-brown. Prosoma length: 0.68-0.80 mm. Opisthosoma greyish white to yellow-brown suffused with grey.

Body length female: 1.6 - 2.1 mm
Additional information

In crevices in the soil in grasslands and arable land.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): England to Italy and Czechia
Figures
References

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

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

Merrett P (1994) Porrhomma cambridgei, replacement name for Porrhomma oblongum (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871), revalidated and redescribed from southern England (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Br arachnol Soc 9: 318-320

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

Pickard-Cambridge F O (1894) New genera and species of British spiders. Ann Mag nat Hist (6) 13: 87-111

Růžička V (2018) A review of the spider genus Porrhomma (Araneae, Linyphiidae). Zootaxa 4481: 1-75 pdf

Van Keer J, Lambrechts J, Jacobs M, Kekenbosch R (2016) Porrhomma cambridgei Merrett, 1994 (Araneae, Linyphiidae), a species new to the Belgian spider fauna. Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 31(1): 25-29

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
20-09-2018 Image insert
14-06-2016 Distribution update Old value
26-01-2016 Image insert