Theridiidae  Sundevall, 1833 / Ohlertidion  Wunderlich, 2008   1 species

Ohlertidion ohlerti  (Thorell, 1870)


Epigyne as wide as long. Prosoma red-brown, with dark margin and median stripe. Sternum brown-black. Chelicerae red-brown. Legs yellowish, annulated with brown. Opisthosoma light grey with darker spots, dorsally with longitudinal band (anteriorly brown, posteriorly white) and dark transverse stripes in posterior third, ventrally light, unicoloured.

Body length male: 2.5-3.5 mm
Body length female: 2.5-3.6 mm
Additional information

mountain species, inhabits conifers in subalpine zone

Frequency: Widely distributed, in higher mountains

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): North America, Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East)
 male  female

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