Taxon details

Enoplognatha diversa (Blackwall, 1859)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-04-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Cabo Verde, Canary Is., Madeira, Portugal, Spain, France, Morocco to Greece
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Theridium [sic] elimatum L. Koch, 1882, (7927)
Taxonomic references
Epeira diversa Blackwall, 1859b: 262 (Df).
Theridion elimatum L. Koch, 1882: 630, pl. 20, f. 8 (Df) [].
Enoplognatha robusta Simon, 1885c: 332 (Df).
Enoplognatha diversa Kulczyński, 1899: 377, pl. 7, f. 42-43, 45 (f, Dm).
Enoplognatha robustula Roewer, 1942a: 402 (unnecessary replacement name for E. robusta Simon, erroneously thought preoccupied).
Enoplognatha diversa Denis, 1962a: 67, f. 60 (f).
Enoplognatha diversa Wunderlich, 1987a: 199, f. 528-530 (mf).
Enoplognatha diversa Wunderlich, 1995x: 705, f. 11 (m).
Enoplognatha diversa Bosmans & Van Keer, 1999: 226, f. 78-82 (mf, S).
Enoplognatha diversa Bosmans & Van Keer, 2008: 269, f. 1-4 (mf).
Enoplognatha diversa Le Peru, 2011: 445, f. 699 (mf).
Theridion elimatum Le Peru, 2011: 476, f. 814 (f).
Enoplognatha diversa Bosmans & Van Keer, 2012a: 6, f. 2-3 (f, S).
Enoplognatha diversa Lecigne, 2017: 35, f. 9C-E (m).
Enoplognatha diversa IJland, 2023: 22, f. 2-4 (f).

Blackwall, J. (1859b). Descriptions of newly discovered spiders captured by James Yate Johnson Esq., in the island of Madeira. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 4(22): 255-267. doi:10.1080/00222935908697122 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R. & Van Keer, J. (1999). The genus Enoplognatha Pavesi, 1880 in the Mediterranean region (Araneae: Theridiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11(6): 209-241. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R. & Van Keer, J. (2008). Description of the male of Enoplognatha almeriensis Bosmans & Van Keer (Araneae: Theridiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(6): 269-271. doi:10.13156/arac.2011.14.6.269 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R. & Van Keer, J. (2012a). On the spider species described by L. Koch in 1882 from the Balearic Islands (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 43: 5-16. doi:10.5431/aramit4306 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1962a). Les araignées de l'archipel de Madère (Mission du Professeur Vandel). Publicações do Instituto Zoologia Doutor Augusto Nobre 79: 9-118, pl. 1-12. download pdf -- Show included taxa

IJland, S. (2023). Enoplognatha diversa (Araneae, Theridiidae) geimporteerd in Nederland met een bloemkool [Enoplognatha diversa (Araneae, Theridiidae) imported in the Netherlands with a cauliflower]. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 40: 22-23. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1882). Zoologische Ergebnisse von Excursionen auf den Balearen. II. Arachniden und Myriapoden. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 31: 625-678, pl. 20-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1899). Arachnoidea opera Rev. E. Schmitz collecta in insulis Maderianis et in insulis Selvages dictis. Rozprawy i Sprawozdania z Posiedzen Wydzialu Matematyczno Przyrodniczego Akademji Umiejetnosci, Krakow 36: 319-461. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Le Peru, B. (2011). The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 2: 1-522. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lecigne, S. (2017). Contribution a la connaissance de l’araneofaune (Araneae) de l’Algarve (Portugal). Description de Theridion bernardi n.sp. (Araneae: Theridiidae) et redécouverte d’Ozyptila perplexa Simon, 1875 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 25-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1942a). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. 1. Band (Mesothelae, Orthognatha, Labidognatha: Dysderaeformia, Scytodiformia, Pholciformia, Zodariiformia, Hersiliaeformia, Argyopiformia). Natura, Buchhandlung für Naturkunde und exakte Wissenschaften Paul Budy, Bremen, 1040 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1885c). Études arachnologiques. 16e Mémoire. XXIII. Matériaux pour servir à la faune des arachnides de la Grèce. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 4(4, 1884): 305-356. [published May 13, 1885] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1987a). Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops, Langen, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1995x). Zur Kenntnis mediterraner Arten der Gattung Enoplognatha Pavesi 1880, mit einer Neubeschreibung (Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4(1994): 703-713. [publ. in Dec. 1995] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2024-04-01 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2023-01-18 New taxonomic reference entry IJland, 2023 n/a
2018-01-01 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2017 n/a
2018-01-01 Species distribution update Lecigne, 2017 n/a (Old value)