Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ruborridion  Wunderlich, 2011   1 species

Ruborridion musivum  (Simon, 1873)

Description
Male

Characters as in female.

Body length male: 1.5-1.7 mm
Female

Prosoma light reddish brown, 0.67 mm long. Sternum light reddish. Eyes: median ocular quadrangle a little wider than long. Legs light red-yellow. Opisthosoma globular, reddish, dorsally with irregular brownish blotches, ventrally with small brownish blotches, and a black patch on anterior part.

Body length female: 1.7-2 mm
Additional information

In shrubs and dry grasses.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Mediterranean, India
Phenology
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
 male  female
Female with egg sac in June.
Figures
Distribution List
Algeria   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Egypt   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) |||
References

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

Knoflach B, Rollard C, Thaler K (2009b) Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae) - II. ZooKeys 16: 227-264 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

Levy G, Amitai P (1982a) The comb-footed spider genera Theridion, Achaearanea and Anelosimus of Israel (Araneae: Theridiidae). Journal of Zoology, London 196: 81-131 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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (21.01.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf