Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Euryopis  Menge, 1868   16 species

Euryopis episinoides  (Walckenaer, 1847)

Description

Prosoma black or yellow-brown, margin sometimes dark. Posterior eye row strongly recurved, equal distance between the eyes. Legs yellowish brown to dark grey, sometimes appearing annulated due to dark markings. Opisthosoma brownish to shiny black with indistinct pattern

Body length male: 2-2.8 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3.5 mm
Additional information

In garrigue, dunes, fallowlands, littoral saline areas, meadows and alder wood.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Mediterranean to Turkey, Israel. Introduced to Reunion, India, China
Females in winter, spring and summer.
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Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Algeria   ( no references ) ||| Belgium   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Croatia   ( no references ) ||| Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| Czechia   ( no references ) ||| Egypt   ( no references ) ||| France   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sicily   ( no references ) ||| Malta   ( no references ) ||| Morocco   ( no references ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   ( no references ) ||| Tunisia   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( no references ) |||
References

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Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Bosmans R. (unpubl.) Provisional list of spiders of North Africa. Database excerpt Aug. 2019

Brignoli P M (1967c) Notizie sui Theridiidae del Lazio (Araneae). Fragm ent 4: 177-197

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2019 [last updated 1 June 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

Helsdingen P J van (2013) A quick scan of the spider fauna of the European part of Turkey. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 33: 29-38

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 (1981a) Spiders of the genera Euryopis and Dipoena (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Israel. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5: 177-188 pdf

Logunov D V (2013b) On a small spider collection from Cyprus (Arachnida: Araneae). Newsletter of the British Arachnological Society 127: 4-5 pdf

Miller F (1963) Tschechoslowakische Spinnenarten aus der Gattung Euryopis Menge (Araneae, Theridiidae). Cas Csl Spol Ent 60: 341-348

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). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

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

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