Linyphiidae  Blackwall, 1859 / Centromerita  Dahl, 1912   2 species

Centromerita bicolor  (Blackwall, 1833)

Description
Paracymbium with pointed process on terminal part. Tibia of male male palp with lots of long hairs. Epigyne densely haired, with broad scapus, triangular. Anterior epigynal plate wider than long. Prosoma yellowish-brown, with black margin. Sternum almost black. Chelicerae red-brown, with 3 anterior and 5 posterior denticles on cheliceral furrow margin. Legs red-brown, anterior legs mostly distinctly darker than the other legs. Opisthosoma dark grey to black. Spinnerets red-brown. Body length male: 2.5-3.5 mm
Body length female: 3-4 mm
Additional information
often found in moss layer of open, not too damp forests

Frequency: Not rare

Character states from linyphiid key
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): USA, Canada, Europe
Phenology
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References

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