Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Agalenatea  Archer, 1951   1 species

Agalenatea redii  (Scopoli, 1763)

Description

Prosoma eye region and margin sometimes brighter. Sternum brown, often with bright median spot. Chelicerae brown. Legs brown, vaguely annulated. Opisthosoma brown, densely fluffy haired, with irregular pattern, brown longitudinal stripe always visible. Ventrally with dark median field, bordered by yellowish white stripes.

Body length male: 4.6-6.2 mm
Body length female: 6.6-10.3 mm
Additional information

On dry grass, shrubs and bushes in warm, sunny terrain

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to South Siberia), Central Asia, China
Phenology
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References

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