Cryptachaea blattea, eine weitere nach Deutschland eingeschleppte Spinnenart (Araneae: Theridiidae)
Cryptachaea blattea, a further spider species introduced into Germany (Araneae: Theridiidae)
Cryptachaea blattea (Urquhart, 1886) has been recorded for the first time from Germany (Nordstemmen, rural district of Hildesheim, Lower Saxony). One male was found by means of pitfall traps in a tree and shrub nursery. The species was most likely introduced with plants or cargo. Information about its appearance, habitat, and distribution are given.
alien spider species; biological invasions; Central Europe; cosmopolitan; global trade