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Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Latrodectus  Walckenaer, 1805   8 species

Latrodectus pallidus  O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872

Description
Male

Palp similar to that of L. tredecimguttatus. Colouration as in female.

Body length male: 3.5-5.5 mm
Female

Vulva: spermathecae diverging. Opisthosoma whitish or pale yellowish, with brown dots arranged in rows. Opisthosoma covered with very short setae.

Body length female: 11-13 mm
Additional information

In shrubs.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Cape Verde Is. to Libya, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Iran, Central Asia
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Egypt   (El-Hennawy, 2017a) ||| Libya   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
References

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

Charitonov D E (1954) Novii predstavitel 'roda Latrodectus iz Turkmenii (Latrodectus pallidus O. P. Cambr. subsp. pavlovskii n.). Zoologicheskiĭ Zhurnal 33: 480-485 pdf

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 pdf

El-Hennawy H K (2017a) A list of Egyptian spiders (revised in 2017). Serket 15: 167-183 pdf

Levy G (1998b) Araneae: Theridiidae. In Fauna Palaestina, Arachnida III. Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem. , 228 pp. pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
16-07-2020 Distribution update Detail
19-02-2019 Distribution update Detail
04-06-2013 Image insert