Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Robertus  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879   19 species

Robertus mazaurici  (Simon, 1901)

Body length male: 3 mm

Prosoma light brownish. Eyes small, AME subcontiguous, AME at least 3 diameters from ALE, and one diameter from PME. Chelicerae: each margin with only one tooth. Opisthosoma whitish.

Body length female: 3-4 mm
Additional information

Usually in caves, also in mines, sometimes outdoor, under stones in forests. Altitude up to 1250 m.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018)

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): France
 male  female
Distribution List
France   (no references) |||

Dresco E (1959a) Sur quelques espèces du genre Robertus (Araneae, Theridiidae). Description de R. alpinus et R. cardesensis spp. nov. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris 31: 242-247 pdf

Knoflach B, Thaler K (2000) Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae)-I. Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 78: 411-442 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

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1976) Zur Kenntnis der mitteleuropäischen Arten der Gattung Enoplognatha Pavesi und Robertus O. Pick. Cambridge Senckenbergiana Biologica 57: 97-112 pdf

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