Spiders of the Netherlands
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Theridiidae - genus: Theridion (Walckenaer, 1805)
sibling genera: Asagena, Chrysso, Coleosoma, Crustulina, Cryptachaea, Dipoena, Enoplognatha, Episinus, Euryopis, Lasaeola, Neottiura, Paidiscura, Parasteatoda, Pholcomma, Phycosoma, Phylloneta, Platnickina, Robertus, Rugathodes, Anelosimus, Sardinidion, Simitidion, Steatoda, Theonoe, Theridion

The genus Theridion is represented in the Netherlands by 9 species.

species English size ♀
size ♂
T. familiare1.5-21.5■■■■
T. hannoniae1.6-2.41.6-2.1■■■■
T. hemerobium3-4.53-3.5■■■pictures
T. melanurum2.5-3.752.25-3.75■■■pictures
T. mystaceum1.5-2.51.5-2.5■■■
T. pictum3.5-4.82.25-3.5■■■■
T. pinastri2.5-3.52.25-2.75■■■pictures
T. uhligi■■■■
T. varians2.5-3.52.25-2.75■■■■pictures

Species marked with a background colour closely resemble eachother.

T. varians
T. pinastri
T. hemerobium
external reference
World Spider Catalog
Wiki Spinnenforum
Fotogalerie AraGes
Le monde des insectes