Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   68 species

Centromerus minutissimus  Merrett & Powell, 1993


Paracymbium with distinct keel. Prosoma pale yellow, grey on margin, eyes quite small (microcavernicolous?). Sternum pale yellow. Legs pale yellow. Opisthosoma pale grey, with short hairs.

Body length male: 1.05-1.2 mm
Additional information

Only known from the ground of a grain field, females unknown

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Britain, Germany
 male  female
Distribution List
Germany   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| United Kingdom   (Lavery, 2019) |||

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Cárdenas M, Barrientos J A (2011) Arañas del olivar andaluz (Arachnida; Araneae). Aspectos faunísticos. Zoologica Baetica 22: 99-136 pdf

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

Merrett P, Powell D F, Maher H (1993) A new species of Centromerus (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from arable farmland in eastern England. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 203-204 pdf

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

01-10-2015 Distribution update Detail