Taxon details

Heterotheridion nigrovariegatum (Simon, 1873)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-04-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe) to Central Asia, Iran, China
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
Theridion nigro-variegatum Simon, 1873a: 104, pl. 2, f. 27 (Dmf).
Theridium tuberculatum Kroneberg, 1875: 9, pl. 5, f. 40 (Dmf) [].
Theridium frivaldszkyi Herman, 1879: 89, 347, pl. 7, f. 154 (Dm) [].
Theridium nigrovariegatum Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1894: 33, pl. 1, f. 27 (mf, S of Theridium frivaldszkyi).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Bösenberg, 1902: 107, pl. 9, f. 134 (mf).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Simon, 1914: 255, 294, f. 505-506 (mf).
Theridion peristeri Drensky, 1929: 29, 67, pl. 3, f. 1-2 (Df; N.B.: spelled this way in legend, peristerensis in heading, but peristeri was subsequently used by Drensky, as first reviser) [].
Theridion nigrovariegatum Wiehle, 1937: 147, f. 63-69 (mf).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Buchar & Zdárek, 1960: 100, f. 4 (f).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Brignoli, 1968d: 98, f. 6 (m).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Tystshenko, 1971: 147, f. 424 (f).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Miller, 1971: 194, pl. XXXIV, f. 18-19 (mf).
Achaearanea xinjiangensis Hu & Wu, 1989: 119, f. 92.1-5 (Dmf) [].
Theridion nigrovariegatum Marusik, 1989b: 48 (S of Theridion tuberculatum).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 302, f. 810 (mf).
Theridion xinjiangensis Zhu, 1998: 187, f. 121A-E (mf, T from Achaearanea).
Theridion xinjiangense Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 148, f. 82E-F, I-J (mf).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Jäger et al., 2000: 34, f. 1-5 (mf).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Deltshev, 2003: 137, f. 11-12 (f, S of Theridion peristeri).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Agnarsson, Coddington & Knoflach, 2007: 382, f. 185 (m).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Türkes & Mergen, 2007: 119, f. 5a-b (mf).
Heterotheridion nigrovariegatum Wunderlich, 2008b: 389, f. 510-516 (mf).
Heterotheridion nigrovariegatum Knoflach, Rollard & Thaler, 2009: 238, f. 32-33, 44, 59 (mf, S of Theridion xinjiangense).
Theridion nigrovariegatum Le Peru, 2011: 482, f. 837 (mf).
Heterotheridion nigrovariegatum Vanuytven, 2021: 48, 158, f. A.37c, B.142-144 (m).

Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Knoflach, B. (2007). Morphology and evolution of cobweb spider male genitalia (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 35(2): 334-395. doi:10.1636/SH-06-36.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bösenberg, W. (1902). Die Spinnen Deutschlands. II-IV. Zoologica (Stuttgart) 14(2-4): 97-384, pl. 9-36. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6508 download pdf download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1968d). Su alcuni Araneidae e Theridiidae di Sicilia (Araneae). Atti dell' Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania (6) 20: 85-104. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Buchar, J. & Žďárek, J. (1960). Die Arachnofauna der mittelböhmischen Waldsteppe. Acta Universitatis Carolinae Biologica 1960: 87-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1894). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus II. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, pp. 1-151, Pl. I-V. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deltshev, C. (2003). A critical review of the spider species (Araneae) described by P. Drensky in the period 1915-1942 from the Balkans. Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 90: 135-150. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Drensky, P. (1929). Paiatzi (Aranea) ot tzentralna i iougo-zapadna Makedonia. Spisanié na Beulgarskata Akademia na Naoukite 39: 1-76. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Herman, O. (1879). Magyarország pók-faunája. Budapest 3, 1-394. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.9704 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P., Staudt, A., Schwarz, B. & Busse, C. (2000). Spinnen (Arachnida: Araneae) von Weinbergen und Weinbergsbrachen am Mittelrhein (Rheinland-Pfalz: Boppard, Oberwesel). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 19: 28-40. doi:10.5431/aramit1905 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

Kroneberg, A. (1875). Araneae. In: Fedtschenko, A. P. (ed.) Puteshestvie v Tourkestan. Reisen in Turkestan. Zoologischer Theil. Nachrichten der Gesellschaft der Freunde der Naturwissenschaften zu Moskau 19(3): 1-58, pl. 1-5. [includes 3 maps by Fedtschenko] 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

Marusik, Y. M. (1989b). [New data on the fauna and synonymy of the USSR spiders (Arachnida, Aranei)]. In: Lange, A. B. (ed.) Fauna i Ekologiy Paukov i Skorpionov: Arakhnologicheskii Sbornik. Akademia Nauk SSSR, Moscow, pp. 39-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. 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. (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

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Türkeş, T. & Mergen, O. (2007). The comb-footed spider fauna of the central Anatolia region and new records for the Turkish fauna (Araneae: Theridiidae). Serket 10: 112-119. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tystshenko, V. P. (1971). Opredelitel' paukov evropejskoj chasti SSSR. Leningrad, 281 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vanuytven, H. (2021). The Theridiidae of the World. A key to the genera with their diagnosis and a study of the body length of all known species. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 35(Supplement): 1-363. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1937). Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea. 26. Familie. Theridiidae oder Haubennetzspinnen (Kugelspinnen). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 33: 119-222. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2008b). On extant and fossil (Eocene) European comb-footed spiders (Araneae: Theridiidae), with notes on their subfamilies, and with descriptions of new taxa. Beiträge zur Araneologie 5: 140-469, 792-794, 796-800, 803, 819-859. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, M. S. (1998). Fauna Sinica: Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae. Science Press, Beijing, 436 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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