Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Rhomphaea  L. Koch, 1872   5 species

Rhomphaea hyrcana  (Logunov & Marusik, 1990)


Prosoma length: 1.07 mm.

Body length male: 6.6 mm

Prosoma length: 1.50 mm.

Body length female: 7.5 mm
  No data
Distribution comment: Turkey: probably misidentified R. rostrata (see WSC)
Global distribution (WSC 2022): Georgia, Azerbaijan, China, Japan, Turkey?
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2022) ||| Georgia   (Otto, 2022) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) |||

Logunov D V, Marusik Y M (1990) The spider genus Argyrodes (Aranei, Theridiidae) in the USSR. Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 69(2): 133-136 pdf

Otto S (2022) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 02.2022. Internet:

Sancak Z, Koç H, Etirli E, Erdek E (2017) The first record of genus Rhomphaea L. Koch, 1872 (Araneae, Theridiidae) from Turkey. Biharean Biologist 11: 121-122 pdf

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

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