Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Aculepeira  Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942   8 species

Aculepeira carbonarioides  (Keyserling, 1892)


Prosoma reddish brown, cephalic part yellowish brown. Sternum dark brown. Chelicerae dark reddish brown. Legs dark brown, tibiae and metatarsi with 2 light rings, proximal half of tarsi light. Opisthosoma dark grey, with numerous white spots.

Body length male: 6.5-10.4 mm

Colouration as in males, but legs somewhat darker.

Body length female: 10.1-12.9 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2020): USA, Canada, Russia (Europe to Far East)
Distribution List
Russia, Eastern   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Northern   ( no references ) |||

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at

Holm Å (1970) Notes on spiders collected by the "Vega" Expedition 1878-1880. Entomologica Scandinavica 1: 188-208 pdf

Levi H W (1977b) The orb-weaver genera Metepeira, Kaira and Aculepeira in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin Museum Comparative Zoology 148: 185-238

Paquin P, Dupérré N (2003) Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplément 11: 1-251 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (20.09.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

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