Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Enoplognatha  Pavesi, 1880   30 species

Enoplognatha verae  Bosmans & Van Keer, 1999

Description
Male

Prosoma 1.5 mm long. Colouration as in female, but sternum with posterior median dark spot. Chelicerae with one large, basally curved tooth and denticles at the base of this tooth.

Body length male: 3.3-3.8 mm
Female

Epigyne with small posterior median depression, only its anterior margin chitinised. Prosoma yellowish brown, with median and lateral dark stripes. Prosoma 0.95-1.8 mm long. Sternum yellowish brown with bifurcated stripe. Legs yellowish brown, all segments apically darker, and with scattered black spots, femur I twice as long as prosoma. Opisthosoma whitish, dorsally with an elongated dark grey to black folium, ventrally with a median dark band and 2 lateral whitish stripes.

Body length female: 2.8-5.7 mm
Additional information

Under stones.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, Italy, Greece
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||
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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 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

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 (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