Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   54 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.

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Global distribution (WSC 2021): France to Russia (Europe)
 male  female
Distribution List
Belgium   (no references) ||| France   (Déjean, 2012a) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Szinetár et al., 2015) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Central   (no references) ||| Russia, Southern   (no references) ||| Serbia   (Grbić et al., 2021) ||| Slovakia   (Gajdoš et al., 2019) |||

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

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. 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 (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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