Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   53 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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Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

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 (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

28-11-2019 Distribution update Old value
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value