Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   53 species

Theridion familiare  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871

Description

Prosoma reddish yellow, bright, dorsally with darker median spot sometimes. Sternum reddish yellow, bright. Chelicerae reddish yellow, bright. Legs narrowly annulated with red-brown. Opisthosoma light yellowish, ventrally tinged with black. Bright median band of opisthosoma widest in the middle, bordered by irregular, black spots.

Body length male: 2-2.5 mm
Body length female: 2.0-3.0 mm
Additional information

Almost only in buildings in Central Europe, otherwise under stones at very warm places.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Europe, Caucasus, China
Phenology
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References

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Updates
28-12-2016 Datasheet update Old value
28-12-2016 Distribution update Old value
03-09-2015 Image insert
15-04-2013 Distribution update Old value