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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Araneoidea

Familia: Theridiidae
Subfamilia: Pholcommatinae
Genus: Theonoe
Species: T. africanas – T. formivora – T. major – T. minutissima – T. sola – T. stridula

Theonoe Simon, 1881

Type species: Walckenaera minutissima Octavius Pickard-Cambridge, 1879: 203
Primary references

Simon, E.L. 1881. Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, première partie. Roret, Paris, 1-180. Reference page.

Theonoe is a genus of comb-footed spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1881.[2]

As of June 2020 it contains six species:[1]

Theonoe africana Caporiacco, 1947 – Tanzania
Theonoe formivora (Walckenaer, 1841) – France
Theonoe major Denis, 1961 – Spain
Theonoe minutissima (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879) (type) – Europe
Theonoe sola Thaler & Steinberger, 1988 – Germany, Austria
Theonoe stridula Crosby, 1906 – USA, Canada

Formerly included:

T. americana Simon, 1897 (Transferred to Thymoites)
T. detriticola Miller, 1970 (Transferred to Carniella)
T. globifera Simon, 1899 (Transferred to Carniella)
T. mihaili (Georgescu, 1989) (Transferred to Carniella)
T. striatipes Petrunkevitch, 1930 (Transferred to Eidmannella)
T. weyersi Brignoli, 1979 (Transferred to Carniella)

Nomen dubium

T. fusca (Blackwall, 1841

See also

List of Theridiidae species


"Gen. Theonoe Simon, 1881". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2020. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2020-07-14.

Simon, E. (1881). Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, première partie. Roret, Paris. pp. 1–180.

Further reading
Le Peru, B. (2011). "The spiders of Europe, a synthesis of data: Volume 1 Atypidae to Theridiidae". Mémoires de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon. 2: 1–522.
Thaler, K.; Knoflach, B. (2000). "Das Weibchen von Theonoe sola Thaler & Steinberger, 1988 (Arachnida: Araneae: Theridiidae)". Berichte des Naturwissenschaftlich-Medizinischen Vereins in Innsbruck. 87: 159–164.
Thaler, K.; Steinberger, K.-H. (1988). "Zwei neue Zwerg-Kugelspinnen aus Österreich (Arachnida: Aranei, Theridiidae)". Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 95 (4): 997–1004.
Levi, H. W.; Levi, L. R. (1962). "The genera of the spider family Theridiidae". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 127: 1–71.
Levi, H. W. (1955). "The spider genera Coressa and Achaearanea in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Theridiidae)". American Museum Novitates. 1718: 1–33.


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