Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Neottiura  Menge, 1868   6 species

Neottiura uncinata  (Lucas, 1846)

Description
Male

Male palp with strongly developed bulbus. Cymbium long and straight. Prosoma dark brown or black, 1.2-1.6 mm long. Legs yellowish, coxa darker, femur with dark stripes. Opisthosoma with large tubercle, considerably high.

Body length male: 2.6-3.7 mm
Female

Prosoma brown with dark markings. Prosoma 1.1-1.3 mm long. Sternum brown. Legs light yellow, coxa and trochanter darker, femur with dark stripes.

Body length female: 3.2-3.4 mm
Additional information

In grasslands, dunes and in low vegetation. Females spin a small web on low vegetation. Egg sac globular, large, white.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Females with egg sac in May.
Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Bulgaria   ( Blagoev et al., 2018; ) ||| Cyprus   ( Bosmans et al., 2019c; ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( Bosmans et al., 2013; ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Malta   ( Pfliegler et al., 2017; ) ||| Morocco   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   ( no references ) ||| Tunisia   ( Bosmans, unpubl.; ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( Danışman et al., 2019; ) |||
References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Demircan N, Topçu A (2016) First records for spider fauna of the European part of Turkey (Araneae). Serket 15: 85-91 pdf

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

Knoflach B (1999) The comb-footed spider genera Neottiura and Coleosoma in Europe (Araneae, Theridiidae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 71: 341-371 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

Logunov D V (2013b) On a small spider collection from Cyprus (Arachnida: Araneae). Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 127: 4-5 pdf

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

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 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

Updates
07-11-2019 Distribution update Detail
16-05-2018 Distribution update Detail
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail