Taxon details

Episinus theridioides Simon, 1873

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Spain, France (mainland, Corsica), Italy (Sardinia)
Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Episinus theridioides Simon, 1873a: 125, pl. 2, f. 32 (Df).
Episinus theridioides Simon, 1881a: 41, pl. 26, f. 5 (f, in part).
Plocamis theridioides Simon, 1894a: 521.
Plocamis pyrenaea Simon, 1914: 246, 291 (Df) [].
Plocamis theridioides Levi & Levi, 1962: 55, f. 222-223 (f).
Episinus theridioides Knoflach, 1993b: 359, f. 1-2, 4-5, 8-11 (f, Dm).
Episinus theridioides Wunderlich, 1995a: 371, f. 37, 50 (mf).
Episinus theridioides Bosmans & de Castro, 2002: 51 (S of Episinus pyrenaeus).
Episinus theridioides Agnarsson, Coddington & Knoflach, 2007: 382, f. 181 (m).
Episinus theridioides Knoflach, Rollard & Thaler, 2009: 237, f. 27-31 (f).
Episinus theridioides Le Peru, 2011: 451, f. 725 (mf).

Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Knoflach, B. (2007). Morphology and evolution of cobweb spider male genitalia (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 35: 334-395. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R. & Castro, A. de (2002). Dos arañas para España (Araneae: Theridiidae, Salticidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 5: 51-53. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. (1993b). Das Männchen von Episinus theridioides Simon (Arachnida: Araneae, Theridiidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 66(3-4): 359-366. doi:10.5169/seals-402532 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B., Rollard, C. & Thaler, K. (2009). Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae) – II. ZooKeys 16: 227-264. doi:10.3897/zookeys.16.237 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

Levi, H. W. & Levi, L. R. (1962). The genera of the spider family Theridiidae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 127: 1-71. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1873a). Aranéides nouveaux ou peu connus du midi de l'Europe. (2e mémoire). Mémoires de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège (2) 5(8): 1-174, pl. 1-3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1881a). Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, première partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-180, pl. 25. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 489-760. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1914). Les arachnides de France. Synopsis générale et catalogue des espèces françaises de l'ordre des Araneae. Tome VI. 1re partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-308. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1995a). Zur Kenntnis der Endemiten, zur Evolution und zur Biogeographie der Spinnen Korsikas und Sardiniens, mit Neubeschreibungen (Arachnida: Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4(1994): 353-383. [publ. in Dec. 1995] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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