Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   54 species

Theridion prominens  Blackwall, 1870


Palp dark brownish. Prosoma blackish, 1.8 mm long. Sternum blackish, heart-shaped, with slight eminences on the sides, opposite to the legs. Eyes disposed on an anterior prominence of the prosoma, in 2 recurved rows, median ocular quadrangle square. Legs yellowish white, with brown annulations, except leg III. Opisthosoma blackish, posteriorly with a transverse series of small white spots, ventrally with a white spot on each side of spinnerets.

Body length male: 3.8 mm


Additional information

No illustrations provided by the author. Species inquirenda per Pantini & Isaia (2019).

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Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist (Pantini & Isaia 2019)
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy
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Distribution List

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 pdf

28-11-2019 Distribution update Detail
15-04-2013 Distribution update Detail