Taxon details


Theridion melanostictum O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-12-29
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:008517]
  • Distribution: Macaronesia, Mediterranean to Egypt, India, Central Asia, China, Japan. Introduced to Poland, Canada, USA, Galapagos Is., Society Is.
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Theridion melanostictum O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876b: 570 (Df).
Theridion miami Levi, 1980b: 336, f. 3-9 (Dmf).
Theridion melanostictum Levy & Amitai, 1982a: 99, f. 32-37 (f, Dm).
Theridion scorinum Roberts, 1983: 233, f. 66-74 (Dmf).
Theridion melanostictum Levy, 1985a: 114 (S).
Theridion melanostictum Wunderlich, 1987a: 219, f. 577-579 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Wunderlich, 1992a: 419, f. 605 (f).
Theridion ogasawarense Yoshida, 1993e: 111, f. 6-9 (Dmf).
Theridion melanostictum Knoflach, 1998: 589, f. 48, 54, 55c (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Zhu, 1998: 148, f. 90A-E (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Levy, 1998b: 192, f. 364-369 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 138, f. 76E-F, K-L (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Yoshida, 2003a: 75, f. 178-181 (mf, S).
Theridion melanostictum Saaristo, 2006: 82, f. 93-96 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Paquin, Dupérré & Labelle, 2008: 222, f. 4A-G (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Yoshida, 2009b: 370, f. 131-132 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Saaristo, 2010: 271, f. 37.138-140 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Le Peru, 2011: 480, f. 830 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Ono, 2011b: 452, f. 51-55 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Yin et al., 2012: 412, f. 182a-e (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Dierkens & Charlat, 2013: 70, f. 12 (m).
Theridion melanostictum Bodkhe, Manthen & Uniyal, 2015: 112, f. 1-11 (m).
Theridion melanostictum Déjean, 2015a: 4, f. 1-3 (f).
Theridion melanostictum Baert, Van Keer & Wauters, 2016: 13, f. 1-2 (mf).
Theridion melanostictum Rozwałka, Dawidowicz & Wawer, 2017: 63, f. 5-6 (m).
Theridion melanostictum El-Hennawy, 2017b: 206, f. 58a (m).
Theridion melanostictum Prasad et al., 2019: 113, f. 22-23 (f).
References

Baert, L., Van Keer, J. & Wauters, N. (2016). The spider Theridion melanostictum (Araneae, Theridiidae), a recent introduction to Galapagos?. Galapagos Research 68: 13-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bodkhe, A. K., Manthen, S. V. & Uniyal, V. P. (2015). First record of Theridion melanostictum O.P.-Cambridge, 1876 (Araneae: Theridiidae) from India. Serket 14(3): 111-115. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Déjean, S. (2015a). Theridion melanostictum O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876 (Araneae, Theridiidae) nouveau pour la faune de France. Revue Arachnologique 2 2: 4-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dierkens, M. & Charlat, S. (2013). Contribution à la connaissance des araignées des îles de la Société (Polynésie française). Revue Arachnologique 17: 63-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

El-Hennawy, H. K. (2017b). Illustrated key to spider families of Egypt (Arachnida: Araneae). Serket 15(4): 184-208. 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

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. (1980b). Two new spiders of the genera Theridion and Achaearanea from North America. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 99: 334-337. 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: 81-131. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1985a). Spiders of the genera Episinus, Argyrodes and Coscinida from Israel, with additional notes on Theridion (Araneae: Theridiidae). Journal of Zoology, London (A) 207: 87-123. 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

Ono, H. (2011b). Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Memoirs of the National Museum of Nature and Science Tokyo 47: 435-470. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P., Dupérré, N. & Labelle, S. (2008). Introduced spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) in an artificial ecosystem in eastern Canada. Entomological News 119: 217-226. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1876b). Catalogue of a collection of spiders made in Egypt, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 44(3): 541-630, pl. 58-60. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1876.tb02595.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prasad, P., Tyagi, K., Caleb, J. T. D. & Kumar, V. (2019). A new species of the cob web spider genus Theridion from India (Araneae: Theridiidae). Ecologica Montenegrina 26: 108-117. doi:10.37828/em.2019.26.7 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: 217-291. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rozwałka, R., Dawidowicz, Ł. & Wawer, W. (2017). Three alien spider species (Araneae: Theridiidae) newly found in Poland. Fragmenta Faunistica 60(1): 61-66. doi:10.3161/00159301FF2017.60.1.061 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2006). Theridiid or cobweb spiders of the granitic Seychelles islands (Araneae, Theridiidae). Phelsuma 14: 49-89. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester UK, pp. 8-306. 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

Wunderlich, J. (1987a). Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen. Triops, Langen, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1992a). Die Spinnen-Fauna der Makaronesischen Inseln: Taxonomie, Ökologie, Biogeographie und Evolution. Beiträge zur Araneologie 1: 1-619. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (1993e). Two new species of the genus Theridion (Araneae: Theridiidae) from the Yaeyama Islands and Haha-jima Island of the Bonin Islands, Japan. Acta Arachnologica 42: 109-113. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (2003a). The spider family Theridiidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Japan. Arachnological Society of Japan, 224 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yoshida, H. (2009b). Uloboridae, Theridiidae, Ctenidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 142-147, 356-393, 467-468. 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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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-12-29 New taxonomic reference entry Prasad et al., 2019 n/a
2017-12-13 New taxonomic reference entry El-Hennawy, 2017b n/a
2017-11-15 New taxonomic reference entry Rozwałka, Dawidowicz & Wawer, 2017 n/a
2017-11-15 Species distribution update Rozwałka, Dawidowicz & Wawer, 2017 n/a (Old value)
2016-12-19 New taxonomic reference entry Baert, Van Keer & Wauters, 2016 n/a
2016-12-19 Species distribution update Baert, Van Keer & Wauters, 2016 n/a (Old value)
2015-10-12 New taxonomic reference entry Déjean, 2015a n/a
2015-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry Bodkhe, Manthen & Uniyal, 2015 n/a
2015-06-10 Species distribution update Bodkhe, Manthen & Uniyal, 2015 n/a (Old value)