Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   64 species

Centromerus phoceorum  Simon, 1929


Paracymbium occupying 2/3 of bulbus length. Embolus gently curved, with subterminal tooth. Prosoma yellowish brown, with grey to dark grey striae, fovea and margin. Eyes broadly bordered with black. Legs yellowish brown, with grey markings in terminal part of the segments. Opisthosoma grey to dark grey.

Body length male: 1.2-1.5 mm

Epigyne small, scapus hardly protruding. Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 1.5-2.0 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2019): Portugal, Spain, France, Madeira, Algeria, Tunisia

Bosmans R (2006a) Contribution to the knowledge of the Linyphiidae of the Maghreb. Part XI. Miscellaneous linyphiid genera and additions (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Bull Annls Soc r belge Ent 141: 125-161

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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

29-07-2014 Distribution update Old value
18-02-2014 Datasheet update Old value
18-02-2014 Image insert