Oonopidae  Simon, 1890 / Triaeris  Simon, 1892   1 species

Triaeris stenaspis  Simon, 1892

Description

Tibia I-II with 5 pairs and patella I-II with 3 pairs of spines. Metatarsus I-II without spines. Opisthosoma reddish, dorsal scuticula dark red-brown.

Body length female: 1.8 mm
Additional information

Male unknown, probably a parthenogenetic species. Biology mostly unknown, established in various greenhouses.

This species of West African origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once and did establish.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Africa. Introduced to North, Central, South America, Caribbean, Europe, Iran, Taiwan, Australia, Pacific Is.
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Distribution List
Czechia   (no references) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| Finland   (Koponen et al., 2016) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (no references) ||| Ireland   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Switzerland   (Rembold et al., 2020) ||| United Kingdom   (Telfer, 2020) |||
References

Bristowe W S (1948) Notes on the structure and systematic position of oonopid spiders based on an examination of the British species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 118: 878-891 pdf

Koponen S, Fritzén N R, Pajunen T (2016) Checklist of spiders in Finland (Araneae). 6th version, December 2016, online at http://biolcoll.utu.fi/arach/checklist_of_spiders_in_Finland.htm pdf

Lissner J, Scharff N (2019) Danish Spiders. Online at http://www.danmarks-edderkopper.dk pdf

Locket G H, Millidge A F (1951) British spiders. Vol. I. Ray Society, London, 310 pp. pdf

Miller F, Zitnanska O (1976) Einige bemerkenswerte Spinnen aus der Slowakei. Biológia (Bratislava) 31: 81-88 pdf

Pfliegler W P (2014) Records of some rare and interesting spider (Araneae) species from anthropogenic habitats in Debrecen, Hungary. e-Acta Naturalia Pannonica 7: 143-156 pdf

Rembold K, Junge A-L, Amiet F, Balzari C A, Bergamini A, Blaser S, Boch S, Bürki M, Eggenberg S, Eicher C, Ensslin A, Etter L, Friedli C, Gattlen A, Germann C, Gygax A, Hänggi A, Hertwig S T, von Hirschheydt G, Hoess R, Wisler Hofer C, Inäbnit T, Keller C (2020) Vielfalt bedingt Vielfalt – wildlebende Arten im Botanischen Garten der Universität Bern. [additional co-authors: Kneubühler J, Küchler H, Möhl A, Moser T, Neubert E, Pfarrer B, Schäfer D, Schnyder N, Spasojević T, Stofer S, Senn-Irlet B, van der Es R, Fischer M] Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Bern 77: 24-68 pdf

Rozwałka R, Rutkowski T, Bielak-Bielecki P (2017a) New data on introduced and rare synanthropic spider species (Arachnida: Araneae) in Poland (II). Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, Lublin-Polonia 71: 59-85 pdf

Telfer M G (2020) Triaeris stenaspis Simon, 1892 (Oonopidae) at Whipsnade Butterfly House. Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 147: 8-9 pdf

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 pdf

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