Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Theridion  Walckenaer, 1805   54 species

Theridion hannoniae  Denis, 1945

Description
Male

Bulb: theridiid tegular apophysis bifid, median apophysis sickle-shaped with pointed tip. Prosoma 0.65-0.76 mm long. Characters as in female.

Body length male: 1.6-1.7 mm
Female

Epigyne: median depression appears to be relatively smaller in T. hannoniae than in T. pyrenaeum. Prosoma yellowish brown to dark brown, 0.62-0.86 mm long. Sternum uniform dark red-brown. Legs grey-white to yellowish, distinctly annulated. Opisthosoma variable, grey with folium or dark grey, brighter spots, ventrally grey with 2 brighter spots anterior of spinnerets.

Body length female: 1.6-2.4 mm
Additional information

Almost always among large stones, in scree slopes, quarries, dykes on river banks and dry chalk rocks. Altitude up to 2000 m.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Europe, North Africa, Turkey, Madeira, Canary Is.
Phenology
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Figures
Distribution List
Belgium   (no references) ||| Czechia   (Dolejš & Holec, 2020) ||| Denmark   (no references) ||| France   (no references) ||| France / Corsica   (no references) ||| Germany   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Italy / Sardinia   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Morocco   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Netherlands   (no references) ||| Poland   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Bosmans, unpubl.) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (no references) ||| United Kingdom   (no references) |||
References

Bink J, van Helsdingen P (2014) Theridion hannoniae (Denis, 1944) (Araneae, Theridiidae) nieuw voor Nederland. Nieuwsbrief SPINED 34: 7-11 pdf

Bosmans R, Vanuytven H, Van Keer J (1994) On two poorly known Theridion species, recently collected in Belgium for the first time (Araneae: Theridiidae). Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 236-240 pdf

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

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Crespo L C, Cardoso P, Henriques S, Gaspar C (2009b) Spiders (Araneae) from Porto Santo (Madeira, Portgal): Additions to the current knowledge. Boletín de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa 45: 471-475 pdf

Dolejš P, Holec M (2020) Theridion hannoniae (Araneae: Theridiidae) v České republice [Theridion hannoniae (Araneae: Theridiidae) in the Czech Republic]. Pavouk 49: 4 pdf

Kloid P (1994) Erstnachweis von Theridion hannoniae für Deutschland (Araneae: Theridiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 8: 56-57 pdf

Knoflach B, Rollard C, Thaler K (2009b) Notes on Mediterranean Theridiidae (Araneae) - II. ZooKeys 16: 227-264 pdf

Merrett P, Russell-Smith A, Harvey P (2014) A revised check list of British spiders. Arachnology 16: 134-144 pdf

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other arachnid orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Pantini P, Sassu A, Serra G (2013) Catalogue of the spiders (Arachnida Araneae) of Sardinia. Biodiversity Journal 4: 3-104 pdf

Roberts M J (1998) Spinnengids. Tirion, Baarn, Netherlands, 397 pp. pdf

Thaler K, Noflatscher M-T (1990) Neue und bemerkenswerte Spinnenfunde in Südtirol (Arachnida: Aranei). Veröffentlichungen des Museum Ferdinandeum in Innsbruck 69: 169-190 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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