Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Lasaeola  Simon, 1881   11 species

Lasaeola testaceomarginata  Simon, 1881

Description
Male

Similar to female, but prosoma more raised, and opisthosoma black.

Body length male: 1.5 mm
Female

Epigyne reddish, heart-shaped, wider than long. Prosoma light reddish brown, with a wide median dark band, and often with a thin black borderline. Sternum dark red-brown. Legs uniform light reddish brown. Opisthosoma globular, purplish brown, glossy, lighter below.

Body length female: 1.9 mm
Additional information

In bushes, in garrigue.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Mediterranean
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (Bosmans et al., 2013) ||| Italy / Sicily   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) |||
References

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). 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). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Sánchez I, Bosmans R (2017) Novedades aracnológicas para la Provincia de Cádiz (S de España). Revista de la Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural 11: 33-52 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

Wunderlich J (2011a) Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Heutige und fossile Spinnen. Beiträge zur Araneologie 6: 1-640 pdf

Wunderlich J (2021) Few new, rare or special species of spiders from the Algarve, Portugal (Arachnida: Araneae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 14: 3-24 pdf

Updates
08-04-2021 Image insert
15-04-2014 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail