Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Euryopis  Menge, 1868   13 species

Euryopis flavomaculata  (C. L. Koch, 1836)

Description
Male

Prosoma 1.2 mm long. Colouration as in female, but opisthosomal pattern more clearly developed. Posterior eye row slightly recurved, distance between median eyes slightly smaller than lateral distances. Opisthosoma olive-brown, with some yellow, silver shining spots arranged in pairs.

Body length male: 3 mm
Female

Prosoma orange-brown, edges and cephalic part darker, ocular area suffused with black. Prosoma 1.2 mm long. Sternum yellowish, darker on edges. Legs uniformly orange-brown, sometimes metatarsus and tarsus darker apically, and tibia I and II dark brown.

Body length female: 3.5-4 mm
Additional information

In coniferous, deciduous and mixed forests, heathlands, raised bogs, vineyards, among moss and litter.

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

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Updates
05-12-2018 Image insert
04-12-2018 Distribution update Old value
11-05-2018 Distribution update Old value
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value