Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Robertus  O. P.-Cambridge, 1879   18 species

Robertus arundineti  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1871)

Description

Male palp robust, spheroidal, with characteristic apophyses. Epigyne with anteriorly pointed groove, entrance ducts long and convoluted. Epigastric furrow posteriorly bulged. Prosoma red-brown, shiny, margin strongly wrinkled. Sternum red-brown. Chelicerae red-brown. Legs light yellow. Opisthosoma yellowish, suffused with black.

Body length male: 2-2.25 mm
Body length female: 2.25-2.5 mm
Additional information

Near the ground in damp forest edges and in bogs.

Frequency: Not rare

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia to Central Asia, China
Phenology
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References

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Updates
02-12-2018 Distribution update Old value
18-12-2014 Image insert