Taxon details

Platnickina tincta (Walckenaer, 1802)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-10-31
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Kazakhstan, Iran. Introduced to North America
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Aranea tincta Walckenaer, 1802: 208 (D).
Aranea punctata Walckenaer, 1802: 210 (D).
Theridion tinctum Walckenaer, 1805: 75.
Theridion longimanum Sundevall, 1831: 3, 1832: 110 (Dmf).
Theridion irroratum C. L. Koch, 1838: 120, f. 327 (Df).
Theridion tinctum Walckenaer, 1841: 308 (Dmf).
Steatoda irrorata C. L. Koch, 1850: 17.
Theridion tinctum Blackwall, 1864a: 190, pl. 14, f. 121 (mf).
Steatoda punctulata Menge, 1868: 160, pl. 30, f. 68 (Dmf).
Theridion tinctum Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1894: 34, pl. 1, f. 32 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Becker, 1896: (2): 88, pl. 19, f. 1 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Bösenberg, 1902: 103, pl. 9, f. 127 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Engelhardt, 1910: 72, f. 25 (f).
Theridion tinctum Simon, 1914: 258, 296, f. 514-515 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Wiehle, 1937: 154, f. 85-90 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Ovsyannikov, 1937: 90, f. 1 (f).
Theridion tinctum Locket & Millidge, 1953: 75, f. 48C-D, 49B (mf).
Theridion tinctum Levi, 1957a: 61, f. 200-201, 210-212 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Miller, 1971: 193, pl. XXXIV, f. 8-9 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Palmgren, 1974b: 20, f. 3.15-19 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Punda, 1975b: 64, f. 139-140 (f).
Theridion tinctum Müller, 1982a: 248, f. 3 (f).
Theridion tinctum Roberts, 1983: 238, f. 82-84 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Roberts, 1985: 184, f. 83f (mf).
Theridion tinctum Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 302, f. 812 (mf).
Theridion tinctum Roberts, 1995: 287, f. (mf).
Theridion tinctum Roberts, 1998: 301, f. (mf).
Keijia tincta Yoshida, 2001c: 169 (Tmf from Theridion).
Theridion tinctum Almquist, 2005: 105, f. 127a-f (mf).
Keijia tincta Agnarsson, Coddington & Knoflach, 2007: 372, f. 130-133, 186 (m).
Platnickina tincta Koçak & Kemal, 2008a: 4 (T from Keijia).
Keijia tincta Wunderlich, 2008b: 389, f. 517-521 (m).
Theridion tinctum Le Peru, 2011: 485, f. 852 (mf).
Platnickina tincta IJland & van Helsdingen, 2019: 18, f. 14A-E (f).
Platnickina tincta Vanuytven, 2021: 37, 234, f. A.24b, B.245-247 (m).
Theridion tinctum Breitling, 2021a: 28.

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

Almquist, S. (2005). Swedish Araneae, part 1 – families Atypidae to Hahniidae (Linyphiidae excluded). Insect Systematics & Evolution, Supplement 62: 1-284. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Becker, L. (1896). Les arachnides de Belgique, deuxième et troisième parties. Annales du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 12(2): 1-127, pl. 1-25 & 12(3): 1-378, pl. 1-18. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.48721 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1864a). A history of the spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. Part II. Ray Society, London, pp. 175-384, pl. 13-29. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.143674 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

Breitling, R. (2021a). A completely resolved phylogenetic tree of British spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Ecologica Montenegrina 46: 1-51. doi:10.37828/em.2021.46.1 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

Engelhardt, V. v. (1910). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der weiblichen Copulationsorgane einiger Spinnen. Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche Zoologie 96: 32-117. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

IJland, S. & Helsdingen, P. J. van (2019). Update on the spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of Calabria, Italy. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 38: 8-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koçak, A. Ö. & Kemal, M. (2008a). New synonyms and replacement names in the genus group taxa of Araneida. Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara, Miscellaneous Papers 139-140: 1-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1838). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Vierter Band, pp. 109-144, pl. 139-144 (f. 319-339); Fünfter Band, pp. 1-124, pl. 145-174 (f. 340-417). [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.43744 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1850). Übersicht des Arachnidensystems. Heft 5. J. L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg, 77 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.39561 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. (1957a). The spider genera Enoplognatha, Theridion, and Paidisca in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Theridiidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 112: 1-124. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1953). British spiders. Vol. II. Ray Society, London, 449 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Menge, A. (1868). Preussische Spinnen. II. Abtheilung. Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Danzig (N. F.) 2: 153-218, pl. 29-43. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Müller, H.-G. (1982a). Der Kopulationsapparat der Spinnen. Mikrokosmos 71: 247-249. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ovsyannikov, A. G. (1937). Contribution to the fauna of spiders of the Kursk province. Uchenye Zapiski Permskogo Ordena Trudovogo Krasnogo Znameni Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta Imeni A. M. Gor’kogo 3: 89-93. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Palmgren, P. (1974b). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. V. Theridiidae und Nesticidae. Fauna Fennica 26: 1-54. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Punda, H. (1975b). Pająki Borów Sosnowych. Polska Akad. Nauk, 91 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1983). Spiders of the families Theridiidae, Tetragnathidae and Araneidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Aldabra atoll. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 77(3): 217-291. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1983.tb00099.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1985). The spiders of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1: Atypidae to Theridiosomatidae. Harley Books, Colchester, England, 229 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1995). Collins Field Guide: Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe. HarperCollins, London, 383 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roberts, M. J. (1998). Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. 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

Sundevall, C. J. (1831). Svenska Spindlarnes Beskrifning. Fortsättning. Separate, published by P. A. Norstedt & Söner, Stockholm, pp. 1-41. [journal version publ. in 1832, see Blick & Kronestedt, 2000 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

Walckenaer, C. A. (1802). Faune parisienne. Insectes. ou Histoire abrégée des insectes de environs de Paris. Paris 2, 187-250. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1805). Tableau des aranéides ou caractères essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions. Paris, 88 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 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

Yoshida, H. (2001c). A revision of the Japanese genera and species of the subfamily Theridiinae (Araneae: Theridiidae). Acta Arachnologica 50: 157-181. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2021-10-19 New taxonomic reference entry Breitling, 2021a n/a
2021-02-16 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2021 n/a
2019-03-12 New taxonomic reference entry IJland & van Helsdingen, 2019 n/a