Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Lasaeola  Simon, 1881   11 species

Lasaeola convexa  (Blackwall, 1870)

Description
Male

Similar to female, but prosoma higher than long.

Body length male: 1.7 mm
Female

Prosoma brown, very convex above, almost as high as long. Legs yellowish brown. Opisthosoma black, globular, very convex above.

Body length female: 4 mm
Additional information

In dry habitats, usually in garrigue, also in littoral salty areas, on bushes, sometimes under stones.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Males also in spring.
Figures
Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Algeria   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Montenegro   ( no references ) ||| Morocco   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Romania   ( no references ) ||| Serbia   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Tunisia   ( no references ) |||
References

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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

Brignoli P M (1967c) Notizie sui Theridiidae del Lazio (Araneae). Fragm ent 4: 177-197

Gaymard M, Lecigne S (2018) Contribution à la connaissance de l'aranéofaune (Araneae) du Gard et en particulier du massif des Gorges du Gardon (Occitanie, France). Bulletin de l'Association Française d'Arachnologie 1: 1-39 pdf

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

Helsdingen P J van, IJland S (2015) A quick scan of the spider fauna in the surroundings of Përmet, Albania (Arachnida, Araneae) - preliminary report. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 35: 15-33

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

Levy G, Amitai P (1981a) Spiders of the genera Euryopis and Dipoena (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Israel. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 177-188 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

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Wunderlich J (2020) Description of four new and few rare spider species from the Western Palaearctic (Araneae: Dysderidae, Linyphiidae and Theridiidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 13: 4-18 pdf

Updates
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