Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Nothophantes  Merrett & Stevens, 1995   1 species

Nothophantes horridus  Merrett & Stevens, 1995

Prosoma yellow. Sternum yellow, grey on margins. Legs yellow. Opisthosoma grey, laterally pale yellow. Body length male: 2.4-2.45 mm
Body length female: 2.15-2.95 mm
Additional information
only under stones in a quarry as yet

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Britain

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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, Stevens R A (1999) The male of Nothophantes horridus Merrett & Stevens (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 11: 129-130

Merrett P, Stevens R A (1995) A new genus and species of linyphiid spider from south-west England (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bull Br Arachnol Soc 10: 118-120

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