Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   63 species

Theridion furfuraceum  Simon, 1914


Characters as in female.


Prosoma whitish, with a median black line on cephalic part, and a black borderline. Sternum light brownish or whitish, black on edges. Eyes: medians equal, median ocular quadrangle wider in front. Legs whitish, with black thin annulations. Opisthosoma dorsally with a lighter dentate median band, ventrally whitish, with a black median band.

Additional information

On scree slopes.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): France, Algeria, Syria
 male  female
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Algeria   (Benhacene et al., 2023) ||| France   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) |||

Benhacene R, Adjami A, Hadjeb A, Kermiche K, Ouakid M L (2023) Bibliographic checklist of the Algerian spider fauna (Araneae). Zootaxa 5352: 301-357 pdf

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

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

Lecigne S (unpubl.)

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

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Wunderlich J (1995n) Beschreibung von drei bisher unbekannten west-paläarktischen Arten der Gattung Theridion Walckenaer 1805 (Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 4: 691-695 pdf

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