Taxon details

Theridion hemerobium Simon, 1914

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-07-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada, Europe, Turkey, Israel, Iran
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
  • Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland (database search of type material, 08.04.2019); Theridion wallacei Schenkel, 1950, 1 f (NMB-ARAN-01464 a)
Taxonomic references
Theridion hemerobius Simon, 1914: 264, 268, 297, f. 525 (Dmf).
Theridion berkeleyi Emerton, 1924b: 30, f. 8 (Dm).
Theridion zelotypum Kaston, 1948: 109, f. 151 (f, misidentified).
Theridion ornatum Tullgren, 1949: 45, f. 5a only (f, misidentified).
Theridion wallacei Schenkel, 1950b: 49, f. 13 (Df; preoccupied by Gertsch & Archer, 1942).
Theridion fieldi Levi, 1951: 3, f. 46 (Df).
Allotheridion fieldi Levi & Field, 1954: 441, f. 1 (f).
Theridion berkeleyi Levi, 1957a: 52, f. 166-167, 171-172, 174 (m, Sf).
Theridion berkeleyi Palmgren, 1974b: 24, f. 6.6 (f).
Theridion berkeleyi Kaston, 1977: 15, f. 8 (m).
Theridion antusi Kasal, 1982: 73, f. 1-5 (Dm).
Theridion pictum Levy & Amitai, 1982a: 96, f. 23-24 (f, misidentified).
Theridion hemerobium Vanuytven, Van Keer & Janssen, 1990: 16 (S).
Theridion hemerobius Blick, Sammorey & Martin, 1993: 29, f. 3-4, 6 (mf; N.B.: the specific name is a Greek two-ending adjective, not a noun in apposition, per H. D. Cameron, in litt.).
Theridion hemerobius Bosmans, Vanuytven & Van Keer, 1994: 236, f. 1-5 (mf, S).
Theridion hemerobius Roberts, 1995: 283, f. (mf).
Theridion hemerobius Roberts, 1998: 296, f. (mf).
Theridion hemerobius Levy, 1998b: 186, f. 353-354 (f).
Theridion hemerobium Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 223, f. 2491-2493 (mf).
Theridion hemerobium Almquist, 2005: 98, f. 120a-f (mf).
Theridion hemerobium Wunderlich, 2008b: 396, f. 597 (m).
Theridion hemerobium Knoflach, Rollard & Thaler, 2009: 249, f. 57-58 (m).
Theridion hemerobius Le Peru, 2011: 478, f. 821 (mf).
Theridion hemerobium Danisman, Öztürk & Ulusoy, 2011: 88, f. 5-6 (m).
Theridion hemerobium Iorio, 2023: 31, f. 30, 31a-b (f).
Theridion hemerobium Domènech et al., 2023: 164, f. 8A-B (f).

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

Blick, T., Sammorey, T. & Martin, D. (1993). Spinnenaufsammlungen im NSG "Großer Schwerin mit Steinhorn" (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern), mit Anmerkungen zu Tetragnatha reimoseri (syn. Eucta kaestneri), Theridion hemerobius und Philodromus praedatus (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 6: 26-33. doi:10.5431/aramit0604 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bosmans, R., Vanuytven, H. & Van Keer, J. (1994). On two poorly known Theridion species, recently collected in Belgium for the first time (Araneae: Theridiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 236-240. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Danışman, T., Öztürk, N. & Ulusoy, M. R. (2011). Two new theridiid records from Turkey (Araneae: Theridiidae). Serket 12: 87-90. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Domènech, M., Méndez, Ó., Espigulé-Pons, J., Carbonell, R. & Pinilla-Rosa, M. (2023). Nuevas citas aracnológicas (Araneae) en Cataluña (NE de la Península Ibérica). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 42: 159-166. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1924b). New California spiders. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 1: 29-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Iorio, E. (2023). Les peuplements d’araignées (Araneae) de la réserve naturelle régionale des Isles du Drac (Isère, France), avec focus sur deux zones humides. Bulletin de l'Association Française d'Arachnologie 10: 4-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kasal, P. (1982). Theridion antusi sp. n. and Mysmena jobi from Czechoslovakia (Araneida, Theridiidae and Symphytognathidae). Acta Entomologica Bohemoslovaca 79: 73-76. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1977). Supplement to the spiders of Connecticut. Journal of Arachnology 4: 1-72. 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. (1951). New and rare spiders from Wisconsin and adjacent states. American Museum Novitates 1501: 1-41. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Field, H. M. (1954). The spiders of Wisconsin. American Midland Naturalist 51: 440-467. 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

Levy, G. & Amitai, P. (1982a). The comb-footed spider genera Theridion, Achaearanea and Anelosimus of Israel (Araneae: Theridiidae). Journal of Zoology, London 196(1): 81-131. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1982.tb03496.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1998b). Araneae: Theridiidae. In: Fauna Palaestina, Arachnida III. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, 228 pp. 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

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. 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

Schenkel, E. (1950b). Spinnentiere aus dem westlichen Nordamerika, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Schenkel-Rudin. Erster Teil. Verhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Basel 61: 28-92. 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

Tullgren, A. (1949). Bidrag till kännedomen om den svenska spindelfaunan. III. Svenska representanter för familjen Theridiidae. Entomologisk Tidskrift 70: 33-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vanuytven, H., Van Keer, J. & Janssen, M. (1990). Theridion hemerobium Simon, 1914, new for the Belgian spiderfauna (Araneae, Theridiidae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 5(2): 16. 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

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Date Type Reference Detail
2023-07-05 New taxonomic reference entry Domènech et al., 2023 n/a
2023-04-28 New taxonomic reference entry Iorio, 2023 n/a