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Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Latrodectus  Walckenaer, 1805   7 species

Latrodectus pallidus  O. P.-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 2018): Cape Verde Is. to Libya, Central Asia
Phenology
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Figures
References

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

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2018a) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2017 [last updated 2 September 2018], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

Le Peru B (2011) The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae. Mém Soc Linn Lyon 2: 1-522

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

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
04-06-2013 Image insert