Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Enoplognatha  Pavesi, 1880   30 species

Enoplognatha nigromarginata  (Lucas, 1846)

Description
Male

Prosoma 1.3-2.1 mm long. Colouration as in female. Chelicerae with 2 frontal teeth, one posterior tooth and 2 teeth in fang groove, basal tooth strongest and with small basal denticle.

Body length male: 2.9-4.7 mm
Female

Epigyne with an arched, chitinised structure. Prosoma yellowish brown with a black median stripe and a thin black borderline. Prosoma 1.4-2 mm long. Sternum brown with posterior median black stripe. Legs uniform yellowish brown, femur I 1.3 times as long as prosoma. Opisthosoma olive, dorsally with distinct folium, in middle with elongated whitish band with central dark spot, ventrally with broad black band and lateral narrow white stripes.

Body length female: 3.9-5.2 mm
Additional information

On river banks and under stones along brooks.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Spain to Greece, Morocco, Algeria
Phenology
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Figures
References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J (1999) The genus Enoplognatha Pavesi, 1880 in the Mediterranean region (Araneae: Theridiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11: 209-241 pdf

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

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

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

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. [Old pdf-version: Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at Pantini_&_Isaia_- _Checklist_of_the_Italian_spiders._June_2018.] 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