Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   55 species

Theridion pyrenaeum  Denis, 1945


Prosoma 1 mm long. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 2.2-2.5 mm

Prosoma brownish, with a dark median band on cephalic part, and darker on margin. Prosoma 0.8-1 mm long. Sternum uniform dark red-brown. Legs with wide light red-brown annulations. Opisthosoma whitish reticulated with brown, dorsally with a median band on posterior end, and some black blotches, ventrally light brownish, with 2 whitish patches in front of spinnerets.

Body length female: 2-3 mm
Additional information

On scree slopes and in boulder fields. Altitude 1600-3300 m.

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Global distribution (WSC 2022): Spain, France, Andorra
 male  female
Distribution List
Andorra   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| France   (no references) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 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

WSC (2022) World Spider Catalog. Version 23.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (21.07.2022) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf