family Theridiidae


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Noun1.family Theridiidae - a family of comb-footed spiders
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
comb-footed spider, theridiid - spider having a comb-like row of bristles on each hind foot
genus Latrodectus, Latrodectus - venomous spiders
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A Key and checklist of American spiders of the Family Theridiidae north of Mexico (Araneae).
A critical review of family Theridiidae (Araneae) in Bulgaria.
Seven introduced species in the family Theridiidae are well established in two or more of the five Great Lakes states.
Spiders of the family Theridiidae were only collected by sweeping vegetation (Table 2).
Members of the family Theridiidae are "entelegyne" spiders, in that the female reproductive tract has a conduit morphology, with sperm leaving the storage organ to fertilize eggs through a different opening than that into which they were deposited (Foelix 1996).
2 of family Theridiidae were found in greater abundance at plantation sites compared to riparian forest (Table 2a).