Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   63 species

Theridion uhligi  Martin, 1974


Prosoma 0.9-1.2 mm long. Characters as in female. Epigastric area bulging.

Body length male: 2-2.7 mm

Prosoma light yellow, with a dark median band, and darker margin. Prosoma 0.9-1.1 mm long. Sternum yellow, darker brown on margin. Legs yellowish, with dark annulations. Opisthosoma dorsally whitish, with a light median dentate band, bordered with blackish, ventrally brown, with 2 white triangular patches on posterior half, and a small white blotch on each side of spinnerets.

Body length female: 2.6-3.1 mm
Additional information

In dry, sandy areas, with heather or pines.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): France to Russia (Europe)
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Belgium   (Bosmans & Van Keer, 2017) ||| France   (Déjean, 2012a) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Szinetár et al., 2015) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Poland   (Rozwałka & Stanska, 2008) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Russia, Southern   (Ponomarev, 2022) ||| Serbia   (Grbić et al., 2021) ||| Slovakia   (Gajdoš et al., 2019) |||

Bosmans R, Van Keer K (2017) Een herziene soortenlijst van de Belgische spinnen (Araneae). Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 32: 39-69 pdf

Déjean S (2012a) Découverte en France de Theridion uhligi Martin, 1974 (Araneae, Theridiidae). Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 81: 265-269 pdf

Gajdoš P, Černecká Ľ, Šestáková A (2019) Pannonic salt marshes revealed six new spiders to Slovakia (Araneae: Gnaphosidae, Linyphiidae, Lycosidae, Theridiidae). Biologia 74: 53-64 pdf

Grbić G, Hänggi A, Krnjajić S (2021) Spiders (Araneae) of Subotica Sandland (Serbia): additional arguments in environmental protection. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 67: 15-61 pdf

Jocqué R (1977a) Contribution à la connaissance des araignées de Belgique, V. Description de Theridion hublei n. sp. Revue Arachnologique 1: 59-63 pdf

Ponomarev A V (2022) Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of the southeast of the Russian Plain: catalogue, the fauna specific features. SSC RAS Publishers, Rostov-on-Don, 640 pp. pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

Rozwałka R, Stanska M (2008) Check-list of spiders (Araneae) of Poland. 1. December 2008. online at pdf

Szinetár C, Kovács P, Eichardt J (2015) [Spiders (Araneae) of the Győr–Gönyű military shooting range]. In: Takács & Szinetár (eds.): [The wildlife of calcareous sand steppe areas in military use in the Hungarian Little Plain] , pp. 237-260 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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