Taxon details

Theridion mystaceum L. Koch, 1870

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-02-14
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Europe, Turkey, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), China
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Theridion neglectum Wiehle, 1952, 1 m, 3 f (22860-115)
Taxonomic references
Theridion mystaceum L. Koch, 1870: 21 (Dmf).
Theridion mystaceum Bösenberg, 1902: 110, pl. 9, f. 138 (m).
Theridion neglectum Wiehle, 1952: 227, f. 2, 4-5, 7-8 (Dmf).
Theridion neglectum Locket & Millidge, 1957: 481, f. 3C-D (mf).
Theridion neglectum Wiehle, 1960b: 248, f. 32b, 33b, 35b (mf).
Theridion neglectum Pichka, 1966: 774, f. 3 (f).
Theridion neglectum Thaler, 1966: 154, f. 2b (f).
Theridion neglectum Wiehle, 1967b: 187, f. 10 (f).
Theridion neglectum Wiehle, 1967c: 198, f. 4 (f).
Theridion neglectum Miller, 1971: 195, pl. XXXV, f. 18-19, pl. LXII, f. 24 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Prószyński & Staręga, 1971: 199 (removed mf from S of T. melanurum, S).
Theridion mystaceum Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 56, f. 32B, 33B, D (mf).
Theridion neglectum Palmgren, 1974b: 22, f. 5.1-5 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Ledoux, 1979: 283, f. 1c, 2b-c, 3a (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Roberts, 1985: 184, f. 83b, d, pl. C (mf).
Theridion denticulatum Hu & Wu, 1989: 133, f. 106.1-2 (f, misidentified).
Theridion mystaceum Höfer, 1989: 186, pl. 5c (f).
Theridion mystaceum Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 304, f. 817 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Roberts, 1995: 286, f. (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Zhu, 1998: 147, f. 89A-D (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Roberts, 1998: 300, f. (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 138, f. 77C-D, K (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Aakra, 2000a: 84, f. 6A, C (f).
Theridion mystaceum Almquist, 2005: 101, f. 123a-g (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Wunderlich, 2011: 252, f. 50-55 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Le Peru, 2011: 481, f. 834 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Kaya & Ugurtas, 2011: 151, f. 22-23 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Vanuytven, 2014: 131, f. 2, 6, 12 (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Lecigne, 2017: 29, f. 5J-L, 6I-J (mf).
Theridion mystaceum Breitling, 2020: 358, f. 35J (m).
Theridion mystaceum Domènech et al., 2020: 165, f. 6a-g, 8c-d (mf).

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

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

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

Domènech, M., Crespo, L. C., Enguídanos, A. & Arnedo, M. A. (2020). Mitochondrial discordance in closely related Theridion spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae), with description of a new species of the T. melanurum group. Zoosystematics and Evolution 96(1): 159-173. doi:10.3897/zse.96.49946 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Höfer, H. (1989). Beiträge zur Wirbellosenfauna der Ulmer Region: I. Spinnen (Arachnida: Araneae). Mitteilungen des Vereins für Naturwissenschaft und Mathematik Ulm/Donau 35: 157-187. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. & Wu, W. G. (1989). Spiders from agricultural regions of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China. Shandong University Publishing House, Jinan, 435 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaya, R. S. & Uğurtaş, İ. H. (2011). The cobweb spiders (Araneae, Theridiidae) of Uludağ Mountain, Bursa. Serket 12: 144-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1870). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachnidenfauna Galiziens. Jahrbuch der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Gelehrten Gesellschaft in Krakau 41: 1-56. 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

Locket, G. H. & Millidge, A. F. (1957). On new and rare British spiders. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (12) 10(115): 481-492. doi:10.1080/00222935708655988 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

Miller, F. (1971). Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306. 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

Pichka, V. E. (1966). Spider species new for the USSR fauna. Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 45: 773-774. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. & Staręga, W. (1971). Pająki-Aranei. Katalog Fauny Polski 33: 1-382. 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, 229 pp. 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

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

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

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

Wiehle, H. (1967c). Steckengebliebene Emboli in den Vulven von Spinnen (Arach., Araneae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 197-202. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (2011). Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640. 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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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2021-02-14 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Theridion melanurum Hahn, 1831
2020-05-06 New taxonomic reference entry Domènech et al., 2020 n/a
2020-03-24 New taxonomic reference entry Breitling, 2020 n/a
2018-01-01 New taxonomic reference entry Lecigne, 2017 n/a
2017-02-13 New taxonomic reference entry Höfer, 1989 n/a
2014-07-07 New taxonomic reference entry Vanuytven, 2014 n/a