Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Anelosimus  Simon, 1891   2 species

Anelosimus pulchellus  (Walckenaer, 1802)

Description

Epigyne with scapus, equally wide on its entire length. Prosoma yellowish-orange, with narrow, dark margin and broad, brown median stripe. Sternum reddish yellow, margin darkened. Chelicerae yellowish. Legs yellowish, annulated with brown. Opisthosoma bright yellowish, sometimes also white or reddish, with broad, brown median stripe.

Body length male: 3.5-4.5 mm
Body length female: 3.5-4.7 mm
Additional information

on trees and bushes

Frequency: Rarely found, widely distributed

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Caucasus, Iran, North Africa
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References

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World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value