Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Neottiura  Menge, 1868   6 species

Neottiura suaveolens  (Simon, 1880)

Description
Male

Cymbium strongly bent and swollen. Bulbus comparatively small. Femur light yellow. Prosoma 0.9-1.3 mm long. Prosoma and sternum dark brown. Eyes approximately equal in size. Legs as in female, tibia I and II dark apically. Opisthosoma posteriorly with a tubercle, dorsally dark brown, with 2 or 3 series of white spots, and a single median spot posteriorly, ventrally as in female.

Body length male: 2.1-2.9 mm
Female

Palp: dark brown, only tarsi brighter. Prosoma 0.9-1 mm long. Prosoma and sternum dark brown. Legs light yellow, coxa darker, femur with a ventral dark stripe. Opisthosoma posteriorly with a tubercle, dorsally whitish, reticulated, with 2 lateral series of dark spots and a single median spot posteriorly, ventrally as in N. curvimana.

Body length female: 2.2-2.3 mm
Additional information

In warm, dry meadows and in litter layer of warm habitats.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe
Phenology
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Females with egg sac in June.
Figures
Distribution List
Austria   (no references) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Czechia   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Hungary   (Samu & Szinetár, 1999) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| North Macedonia   (no references) ||| Romania   (no references) ||| Russia, Eastern   (no references) ||| Russia, Western   (no references) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Slovakia   (no references) ||| Slovenia   (Kostanjšek & Kuntner, 2015) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Switzerland   (no references) ||| Ukraine   (Polchaninova & Prokopenko, 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) pdf

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Esyunin S L, Efimik V E (1995) Remarks on the Ural spider fauna, 4. New records of spider species (excluding Linyphiidae) from the Urals (Arachnida Aranei). Arthropoda Selecta 4(1): 71-91 pdf

Grbić G, Savić D (2010) Contribution to the knowledge of the spider fauna (Arachnida, Araneae) on the Fruška Gora Mt. Acta entomologica serbica 15: 243-260 pdf

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

Miller F (1947) Pavoucí zvírena hadcových stepí u Mohelna. Archiv Svazu na Výzkum a Ochranu Přírody i Krajiny v Zemi Moravskoslezské 7: 1-107 pdf

Miller F (1971) Pavouci-Araneida. Klíč zvířeny ČSSR 4: 51-306 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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pesarini C (2000) Contributo alla conoscenza della fauna araneologica italiana (Araneae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 78: 379-393 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

Pozzi S, Hänggi A (1998) Araignées nouvelles ou peu connues de la Suisse (Arachnida: Araneae). Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 71: 33-47 pdf

Samu F, Szinetár C (1999) Bibliographic check list of the Hungarian spider fauna. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 161-184 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
24-09-2015 Distribution update Detail
06-05-2014 Image insert