Theridiidae


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Theridiidae

(ther″ĭ-dī′ĭ-dē″) [ Theridion, the type genus + -idae]
A family of small poisonous spiders that contains the genus Lactrodectus, which includes the black widow spider.
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La mayor abundancia y riqueza de las familias Theridiidae y Araneidae concuerdan con lo encontrado por Florez (1998); Rico, Beltran, Alvarez y Florez (2005), Cepeda y Florez (2007), Cabra-Garcia, Chacon y ValderramaArdila (2010), Escorcia et al., (2012) y Quijano y Martinez (2015) para ecosistemas de Colombia; y por Liljesthrom, Minervino, Castro y Gonzalez (2002), Serensen (2004), Floren y Deeleman-Reinhold (2005), Avalos, Rubio, Bar y Gonzalez (2007), Ibarra-Nunez, MayaMorales y Chame-Vazquez (2011) para otros paises.
Fluctuacion poblacional de Theridiidae y Linyphiidae en el cultivo de algodon durante la campana 2013-2014, en La Molina --Lima.
Predators and parasitoids of egg sacs of the widow spiders, Latrodectus geometricus and Latrodectus hesperus (Araneae: Theridiidae), in southern California.
1877) (Lycosidae), Enoplognatha rugosa Emerton, 1908, Euryopisfunebris (Hentz, 1850), Theridion lyricum Walckenaer, 1842 (Theridiidae), Ozyptila conspurcata Thorell, 1877 (Thomisidae).
Post-burn Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Total Salticidae 2 2 5 15 7 7 1 39 Pisauridae 1 4 5 7 12 3 32 Oxyopidae 1 2 4 7 Tetragnathidae 25 17 1 43 Lycosidae 1 1 2 Thomisidae 1 1 2 Theridiidae 1 1 Linyphiidae 2 2 Araneidae 1 1
This is over twice the species diversity of the next most diverse families, Salticidae (10.3%), Theridiidae (8.9%), Lycosidae (8.8%), and Araneidae (7.7%).
Koch) Holarctic (1) Linyphiidae Lepthyphantes alpinus (Emerton) Holaretic (1) Grammonota maritima (Emerton) Nearctic (3) Tapinocyba parva (Kulczynski) Holarctic (2) Lycosidae Arctosa insignita (Thorell) Nearctic (1) Lycosidae Pardosa fuscula (Thorell) Nearctic (1) Lycosidae Pardosa groenlandica (Thorell) Holarctic (1) Theridiidae Robertus fuscus (Emerton) Nearctic (1) Thomisidae Xysticus britcheri Gertsch Holaretic (1) Family General Collection Locales Amaurobiidae Nova Scotia and Newfoundland west to British Columbia, north to the western part of the Northwest Territories.
Spiders of the family Pisauridae (nursery web spiders) were collected only in the fall, and spiders belonging to the families Clubionidae (sac spiders), Oecobiidae (flatmesh weavers), Scytodidae (spitting spiders) and Theridiidae (comb-footed spiders) were obtained only in the spring sample.