Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Robertus  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879   19 species

Robertus truncorum  (L. Koch, 1872)

Description

Epigynal groove ± square or round, distant from epigastric furrow. Prosoma yellowish red-brown. Sternum yellowish red-brown. Chelicerae yellowish red-brown. Opisthosoma yellowish grey to almost black.

Body length male: 2.5-4 mm
Body length female: 2.5-4 mm
Additional information

Near the ground in mountainous forests, in subalpine region.

Frequency: Rarely found, widely distributed

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): France to Ukraine
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Adults of both sexes probably all the year.
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| Germany   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Liechtenstein   ( no references ) ||| Poland   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Slovakia   ( no references ) ||| Slovenia   ( Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015; ) ||| Switzerland   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) |||
References

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Knoflach B (1992) Neue Robertus-Funde in den Alpen: R. mediterraneus Eskoiv und Robertus sp.. Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck 79: 161-171 pdf

Kostanjšek R, Kuntner M (2015) Araneae Sloveniae: a national spider species checklist. ZooKeys 474: 1-91 pdf

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 pdf

Mikhailov K G (2013) The spiders (Arachnida: Aranei) of Russia and adjacent countries: a non-annotated checklist. Arthropoda Selecta, Supplement 3: 1-262 pdf

Miller F (1967) Studien über die Kopulationsorgane der Spinnengattung Zelotes, Micaria, Robertus und Dipoena nebst Beschreibung einiger neuen oder unvollkommen bekannten Spinnenarten. Acta Sc Nat Brno 1: 251-298

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Wiehle H (1937) Spinnentiere oder Arachnoidea, VIII. 26: Familie Theridiidae oder Haubennetzspinnen (Kugelspinnen). Tierwelt Deutschlands 33

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (1976) Zur Kenntnis der mitteleuropäischen Arten der Gattung Enoplognatha Pavesi und Robertus O. Pick. Cambridge Senckenbergiana Biologica 57: 97-112

Updates
04-03-2016 Distribution update Detail
18-12-2014 Image insert