Taxon details

Robertus mediterraneus Eskov, 1987

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-26
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Spain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Eastern Europe, Caucasus
Type deposit provide information
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Robertus mediterraneus Eskov, 1987, 1 f (34102-115); 1 m (34103-115)
Taxonomic references
Robertus lividus Gruia, 1973b: 75, f. 1-2, 8-12 (mf, misidentified, per Knoflach, 1992: 165).
Robertus mediterraneus Eskov, 1987b: 285, f. 9-12 (Dmf).
Robertus mediterraneus Knoflach, 1992: 164, f. 6-7, 10, 14-16, 24, 27-29, 32-37 (mf).
Robertus mediterraneus Le Peru, 2011: 462, f. 770 (mf).
Robertus mediterraneus Kovblyuk & Marusik, 2012: 17, f. 7-9, 12-13 (f).
Robertus mediterraneus Barrientos, Uribarri & García-Sarrión, 2014: 6, f. 4 (mf).
Robertus mediterraneus Breitling, 2020: 357, f. 36A (f).

Barrientos, J. A., Uribarri, I. & García-Sarrión, R. (2014). Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de un hayedo del Montseny (Cataluña, España). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 24: 3-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breitling, R. (2020). South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18(4): 333-362. doi:10.13156/arac.2020.18.4.333 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Eskov, K. Y. (1987b). The spider genus Robertus O. Pickard-Cambridge in the USSR, with an analysis of its distribution (Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 67: 279-296. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gruia, M. (1973b). Sur quelques espèces de Theridiidae de la faune de Roumanie. Quelques considérations sur les organes copulateurs. Travaux de l’Institut de Spéologie “Émile Racovitza” 12: 75-85. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. (1992). Neue Robertus-Funde in den Alpen: R. mediterraneus Eskov und Robertus sp. (Arachnida, Aranei: Theridiidae). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 79: 161-171. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M. & Marusik, Y. M. (2012). First description of the female of the theridiid spider Robertus golovatchi (Araneae: Theridiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 17-19. doi:10.5431/aramit4405 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-03-24 New taxonomic reference entry Breitling, 2020 n/a
2016-01-07 Species distribution update Milasowszky et al., 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-09-28 Taxonomic reference added from other taxon Knoflach, 1992 n/a (Old value)
2014-09-08 New taxonomic reference entry Barrientos, Uribarri & García-Sarrión, 2014 n/a