Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Euryopis  Menge, 1868   16 species

Euryopis margaritata  (L. Koch, 1867)


Prosoma brownish, darker on edges. Prosoma 0.71-1 mm long. Legs: femur I and II dark brown, femur III and IV basally lighter. Opisthosoma brownish, with 5 pairs of whitish blotches on sides and 3 pairs of whitish blotches in the middle.

Body length female: 2.87 mm
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece
 male  female
Distribution List
Croatia   ( Grbac et al., 2019; ) ||| Greece   ( Bosmans & Chatzaki, 2005; ) ||| Italy   ( Pantini & Isaia, 2019; ) ||| Spain   ( Breitling, 2020; ) |||

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Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Grbac I, Katušić L, Lukić M (2019) Catalogue of spiders (Araneae) deposited in the Croatian Natural History Museum. Natura Croatica 28: 185-269 pdf

Hadjissarantos H (1940) Les araignées de l'Attique. Athens, 132 pp

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

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) 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

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2

24-03-2020 Distribution update Detail
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