Taxon details


Theridion melanurum Hahn, 1831

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-01-01
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:008518]
  • Distribution: Europe to Siberia, Macaronesia, North Africa, Middle East. Introduced to USA
Taxonomic references
Aranea denticulata Walckenaer, 1802: 208 (D, preoccupied by Olivier, 1789).
Theridion denticulatum Walckenaer, 1805: 74.
Theridion melanurum Hahn, 1831b: 1, pl. 22, f. A (Df).
Theridion denticulatum Walckenaer, 1841: 305 (Dmf).
Theridion denticulatum Blackwall, 1864a: 185, pl. 13, f. 118 (mf).
Steatoda undulata Menge, 1868: 158, pl. 30, f. 67 (Dmf).
Steatoda denticulata Karsch, 1873: 129.
Theridion denticulatum Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1894: 34, pl. 1, f. 33 (mf).
Theridion denticulatum Becker, 1896: (2): 89, pl. 19, f. 2 (mf) [includes T. mystaceum].
Theridion dorsatum Banks, 1897: 195 (Df).
Theridion denticulatum Bösenberg, 1902: 100, pl. 9, f. 122 (mf).
Theridion undulatum Bösenberg, 1902: 101, pl. 9, f. 123 (f).
Theridion pictulum Banks, 1908: 205 (Df).
Theridion stanfordi Emerton, 1924b: 30, f. 7, 9 (Dmf).
Theridion denticulatum Wiehle, 1937: 165, f. 114-118 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Tullgren, 1949: 41, f. 2-4 (mf).
Allotheridion dorsatum Archer, 1950: 19, pl. III, f. 4 (Tf from Theridion, Dm).
Theridion bishopi Schenkel, 1950b: 47, f. 12 (Df).
Theridion melanurum Wiehle, 1952: 226, f. 1, 3, 6 (mf).
Theridion denticulatum Locket & Millidge, 1953: 71, f. 45C, 46D, 47D (mf).
Theridion melanurum Locket & Millidge, 1957: 481, f. 3A-B (mf).
Theridion melanurum Levi, 1957a: 55, f. 181-186 (mf, S).
Theridion melanurum Wiehle, 1960b: 248, f. 32a, 33a, 35a (mf).
Theridion melanurum Thaler, 1966: 154, f. 2a (f).
Theridion melanurum Wiehle, 1967b: 187, f. 9 (m).
Theridion denticulatum Tyschchenko, 1971: 150, f. 414, 434 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Miller, 1971: 195, pl. XXXV, f. 20-21, pl. LXII, f. 20 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 55, f. 32A, 33A, C (mf).
Theridion melanurum Palmgren, 1974b: 22, f. 5.6-9 (mf).
Theridion denticulatum Ledoux, 1979: 288, f. 1d, 2d, 3b (mf).
Theridion denticulatum Ledoux & Canard, 1981: 17, f. 34 (f).
Theridion melanurum Levy & Amitai, 1982a: 89, f. 6-10 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Roberts, 1985: 184, f. 83a, c, pl. C (mf).
Theridion melanurum Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 304, f. 816 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Roberts, 1995: 285, f. (mf).
Theridion denticulatum Mcheidze, 1997: 194, f. 399-400 (f).
Theridion melanurum Roberts, 1998: 299, f. (mf).
Theridion melanurum Levy, 1998b: 173, f. 327-331 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Aakra, 2000a: 85, f. 6B, D (f).
Theridion melanurum Knoflach & Pfaller, 2004: 142, f. 24g (f).
Theridion melanurum Almquist, 2005: 100, f. 122a-f (mf).
Theridion melanurum Wunderlich, 2011: 251, f. 32-39 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Le Peru, 2011: 480, f. 831 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Vanuytven, 2014: 130, f. 4, 8, 13 (mf).
Theridion melanurum Lecigne, 2017: 29, f. 5I, 6G-H (mf).
References

Aakra, K. (2000a). New records of spiders (Araneae) from Norway with notes on epigynal characters of Philodromus fuscomarginatus (De Geer) (Philodromidae) and Araneus sturmi (Hahn) (Araneidae). Norwegian Journal of Entomology 47: 77-88. 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

Archer, A. F. (1950). A study of theridiid and mimetid spiders with descriptions of new genera and species. Museum Paper, Alabama Museum of Natural History 30: 1-40. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1897). Descriptions of new spiders. The Canadian Entomologist 29: 193-197. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1908). New species of Theridiidae. The Canadian Entomologist 40: 205-208. 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. Ray Society, London 2, 175-384. 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

Chyzer, C. & Kulczyński, W. (1894). Araneae Hungariae. Tomus II. Academia Scientarum Hungaricae, Budapest, pp. 1-151, Pl. I-V. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Hahn, C. W. (1831b). Monographie der Spinnen. Lechner, Nürnberg, Heft 6, 1 p., 4 pls. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.122225 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Karsch, F. (1873). Verzeichniss westfälischer Spinnen (Araneiden). Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 10: 113-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Knoflach, B. & Pfaller, K. (2004). Kugelspinnen – eine Einführung (Araneae, Theridiidae). In: Thaler, K. (ed.) Diversität und Biologie von Webspinnen, Skorpionen und anderen Spinnentieren. Denisia 12: 111-160. 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

Lecigne, S. (2017). Contribution a la connaissance de l’araneofaune (Araneae) de l’Algarve (Portugal). Description de Theridion bernardi n.sp. (Araneae: Theridiidae) et redécouverte d’Ozyptila perplexa Simon, 1875 (Araneae: Thomisidae). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 25-48. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ledoux, J.-C. (1979). Theridion mystaceum et T. betteni, nouveaux pour la faune française (Araneae, Theridiidae). Revue Arachnologique 2: 283-289. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ledoux, J.-C. & Canard, A. (1981). Initiation à l'etude systematique des araignees. Ledoux, Domazan. 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: 81-131. 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

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

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1957). On new and rare British spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12) 10: 481-492. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H., Millidge, A. F. & Merrett, P. (1974). British Spiders, Volume III. Ray Society, London, 315 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mcheidze, T. S. (1997). [Spiders of Georgia: Systematics, Ecology, Zoogeographic Review]. Tbilisi University, 390 pp. (in Georgian). [English version published by Otto (2014) available here] download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

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

Palmgren, P. (1974b). Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens. V. Theridiinae und Nesticidae. Fauna Fennica 26: 1-54. 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. 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

Thaler, K. (1966). Fragmenta faunistica tirolensia (Diplopoda, Arachnida). Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 54: 151-157. 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

Tyschchenko, V. P. (1971). Opredelitel' paukov evropejskoj casti SSSR. Leningrad, pp. 1-281. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vanuytven, H. (2014). Theridion asopi n. sp., a new member of the Theridion melanurum group (Araneae: Theridiidae) in Europe. Arachnology 16(4): 127-134. doi:10.13156/arac.2014.16.4.127 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. Paris 2(for 1837), 1-549. 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

Wiehle, H. (1952). Eine übersehene deutsche Theridion-Art. Zoologischer Anzeiger 149: 226-235. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1960b). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der deutschen Spinnenfauna. Zoologische Jahrbücher, Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 88: 195-254. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1967b). Meta,-eine semientelegyne Gattung der Araneae (Arach.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 183-196. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-01-01 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2017 n/a
2014-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2014 n/a