Argyrodes

Levi, H. W., Levi, L. R., 1962, The genera of the spider family Theridiidae, Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 127 (1), pp. 1-71 : 63

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6285214

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6285214

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scientific name

Argyrodes
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Argyrodes Simon Figures 6, 299-305

Carapace of male with eye and clypeal region usually swollen, projecting, or with a seam below eyes (Figs. 299, 301). Chelicerae with one to several teeth on anterior margin, one, and sometimes denticles, on posterior margin. Legs sometimes long, first longest. Comb often absent or reduced to a few setae. Fourth tarsal claws shifted and facing retro-laterally (or comb possibly prolateral). Middle tarsal elaw longer than laterals (Fig. 6). Abdomen sometimes higher than long, but usually extending beyond spinnerets, filiform or often with tubercles on posterior end (Figs. 303-305). Large colulus usually with only two setae. Palpus with all sclerites present (Fig. 302).

Warm parts of the world, commensals in webs of other spiders.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Theridiidae