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., 2022)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2023): Britain
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.

United Kingdom   (Lavery, 2019) |||

Lavery A (2019) A revised checklist of the spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Arachnology 18: 196-212 pdf

Mammola S, Pavlek M, Huber B A, Ballarin F, Tolve M, Čupić I, Hesselberg T, Lunghi E, Mouron S, Graco-Roza C, Cardoso P (2022) A trait database and updated checklist for European subterranean spiders. Scientific Data 9(236): 1-13 pdf

Merrett P, Stevens R A (1999) The male of Nothophantes horridus Merrett & Stevens (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 129-130 pdf

Merrett P, Stevens R A (1995) A new genus and species of linyphiid spider from south-west England (Araneae: Linyphiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 10: 118-120 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (25.10.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf