Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerus  Dahl, 1886   65 species

Centromerus albidus  Simon, 1929


Male palp with rounded basal bulbal apophysis. Epigyne hardly visible, reddish, scapus with wing-like extension. Prosoma light yellow. Sternum whitish yellow with vaguely darkened margin. Chelicerae light yellow, small. Legs yellowish-brown. Opisthosoma yellowish grey, very bright.

Body length male: 1-1.5 mm
Body length female: 1-1.5 mm
Additional information

In the leaf litter layer of forests; in caves.

Frequency: Rarely found

Character states from linyphiid key
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Turkey
 male  female

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07-01-2015 Distribution update Old value
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24-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
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