Taxon details

Theridion cinereum Thorell, 1875

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-04-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Switzerland and Italy to Ukraine and Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe) to Central Asia, Iran
Type deposit provide information
  • Lectotype: Finnish Museum of Natural History (LUOMUS), Helsinki, Finland; m
  • Paralectotype: Finnish Museum of Natural History (LUOMUS), Helsinki, Finland; 4m 9f 25j
Taxonomic references
Theridion cinereum Thorell, 1875b: 66 (Dmf).
Theridion cinereum Thorell, 1875c: 49 (Df).
Theridion refugus Drensky, 1929: 31, 68, pl. 3, f. 3-5 (Dmf) [].
Theridion wiehlei Thaler, 1981c: 110, f. 11-13 (mf; misidentified per Marusik, Kunt & Danışman, 2009: 72).
Theridion pindi Brignoli, 1984b: 300, f. 26 (Df).
Theridion refugus Deltshev, 1992a: 20, f. 1-3 (mf, S of Theridion pindi).
Theridion refugum Knoflach, 1998: 589, f. 46, 52, 55d (mf).
Theridion cinereum Marusik, Kunt & Danışman, 2009: 72, f. 17-22 (mf, S of Theridion refugum).
Theridion cinereum Le Peru, 2011: 475, f. 810 (mf).
Theridion cinereum Dolanský & Macek, 2014: 4, f. 1-2 (f).
Theridion cinereum Kovblyuk et al., 2016: 110, f. 283-290 (mf).
Theridion cinereum Zamani et al., 2021b: 295, f. 12A-B (m).
Theridion cinereum Seropian et al., 2024: 112, f. 43-44 (mf).

Brignoli, P. M. (1984b). Ragni di Grecia XII. Nuovi dati su varie famiglie (Araneae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 91(2): 281-321. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.81881 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Deltshev, C. D. (1992a). A critical review of family Theridiidae (Araneae) in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 43: 13-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dolanský, J. & Macek, J. (2014). Snovačka popelavá Theridion cinereum Thorell, 1875 – nový druh pro Česko i Slovensko. Pavouk 37: 4-5. 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

Knoflach, B. (1998). Mating in Theridion varians Hahn and related species (Araneae: Theridiidae). Journal of Natural History 32(4): 545-604. doi:10.1080/00222939800770301 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kovblyuk, M. M., Gnelitsa, V. A., Nadolny, A. A., Kastrygina, Z. A. & Kukushkin, O. V. (2016). Spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of the Karadag Nature Reserve (Crimea). Ekosistemy 3(2015): 3-288. 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., Kunt, K. B. & Danışman, T. (2009). Spiders (Aranei) new to the fauna of Turkey. 2. New species records of Theridiidae. Arthropoda Selecta 18: 69-75. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Seropian, A., Bulbulashvili, N., Krammer, H.-J., Thormann, J., Hein, N., Karalashvili, L., Karalashvili, N. & Datunashvili, A. (2024). Picking pearls from the Silk Road: insights into the spider (Arachnida, Araneae) diversity in Georgia from the Caucasus Barcode of Life (CaBoL) project. Part III. Caucasiana 3: 89-118. doi:10.3897/caucasiana.3.e120883 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thaler, K. (1981c). Bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Nordtirol (Österreich). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 61: 105-150. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1875b). Verzeichniss südrussischer Spinnen. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 11: 39-122. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1875c). Descriptions of several European and North African spiders. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 13(5): 1-204. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zamani, A., Nadolny, A. A., Esyunin, S. L. & Marusik, Y. M. (2021b). New data on the spider fauna of Iran (Arachnida: Araneae), part VIII. Zoosystematica Rossica 30(2): 279-297. doi:10.31610/zsr/2021.30.2.279 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2024-04-27 New taxonomic reference entry Seropian et al., 2024 n/a
2021-12-05 New taxonomic reference entry Zamani et al., 2021b n/a
2021-12-05 Species distribution update Zamani et al., 2021b n/a (Old value)
2017-11-21 New taxonomic reference entry Dolanský & Macek, 2014 n/a
2016-10-19 New taxonomic reference entry Kovblyuk et al., 2016 n/a
2014-10-21 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2014-07-03 Species distribution update Bosmans et al., 2013 n/a (Old value)