Taxon details

Theridion petraeum L. Koch, 1872

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-02-21
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North America, Europe, North Africa, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to Far East), Kazakhstan
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Theridion petraeum L. Koch, 1872b: 246 (Dmf).
Theridion maxillare Emerton, 1913a: 212, pl. 1, f. 1 (Dm; preoccupied by Brullé, 1832).
Theridion pirini Drensky, 1921: 21, 76, pl. 1, f. 5-7 (Df).
Theridion petraeum Wiehle, 1937: 172, f. 140-142 (f; not f. 143-145).
Theridion maxillatum Roewer, 1942a: 503 (replacement name for T. maxillare).
Theridion petraeum Denis, 1945a: 113, f. 8 (f).
Allotheridion petraeum Archer, 1950: 20 (Tmf from Theridion).
Theridion petraeum Levi, 1957a: 24, f. 59-60, 64-66 (mf, S).
Theridion petraeum Wiehle, 1960b: 245, f. 28-30 (mf).
Theridion petraeum Wiehle, 1967c: 198, f. 3 (m).
Theridion petraeum Thaler, 1981c: 110, f. 14 (m).
Theridion petraeum Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 306, f. 820 (mf).
Theridion petraeum Deltshev, 1992a: 20, f. 4 (m, S).
Theridion petraeum Bosmans, Vanuytven & Van Keer, 1994: 238, f. 9-10, 14 (mf).
Theridion petraeum Knoflach, 1998: 589, f. 39, 41, 45, 51, 55a, 60-61, 63a-c (mf).
Theridion petraeum Agnarsson, Coddington & Knoflach, 2007: 379, f. 161-164 (m).
Theridion petraeum Duma, 2009: 383, f. 3C (m).
Theridion petraeum Le Peru, 2011: 483, f. 842 (mf).

Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Knoflach, B. (2007). Morphology and evolution of cobweb spider male genitalia (Araneae, Theridiidae). Journal of Arachnology 35: 334-395. 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

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

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

Denis, J. (1945a). Sur quelques Theridion appartenant à la faune de France. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 49(9, 1944): 111-117. N.B.: year corrected from 1944 to 1945 by Canard & Cruveillier, 2016: 43 doi:10.3406/bsef.1944.15782 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Drensky, P. (1921). Contribution à l'étude des araignées de la Macédoine or et de Pirine Planina. Spisanié na Beulgarskata Akademia na Naoukite 23: 1-80. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Duma, I. (2009). New data on Theridion italiense, with description of the unknown female. Journal of Arachnology 37: 383-387. doi:10.1636/a08-91.1 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1913a). New England spiders identified since 1910. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 18: 209-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. & Nentwig, W. (1991). Spinnen Mitteleuropas: Ein Bestimmungsbuch. Paul Parey, Berlin, 543 pp. 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

Koch, L. (1872b). Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Arachnidenfauna Tirols. Zweite Abhandlung. Zeitschrift des Ferdinandeums für Tirol und Vorarlberg (3) 17: 239-328. 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. (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

Roewer, C. F. (1942a). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. 1. Band (Mesothelae, Orthognatha, Labidognatha: Dysderaeformia, Scytodiformia, Pholciformia, Zodariiformia, Hersiliaeformia, Argyopiformia). Natura, Buchhandlung für Naturkunde und exakte Wissenschaften Paul Budy, Bremen, 1040 pp. download pdf 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

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

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