Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Cyclosa  Menge, 1866   8 species

Cyclosa algerica  Simon, 1885

Description
Male

Femur I: 2/3 of its length black (apical part), ventrally with a series of 5-6 longer spines.

Female

Opisthosoma: venter with black region, bordered with white, preceded by a pale or whitish region, sometimes indistinct.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2021): Mediterranean
Phenology
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Distribution List
Algeria   (Simon, 1929) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| France   (no references) ||| Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Spain / Balearic Islands   (Branco et al., 2019) ||| Tunisia   (Simon, 1929) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Lecigne, 2021) |||
References

Barrientos J A, Febrer B (2017) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) de Menorca (Islas Baleares, España). Nuevos datos. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 31: 8-24 pdf

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2018) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: August 2018. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 10.9.2018) pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

Breitling R (2020) South European spiders from the Duffey collection in the Manchester Museum (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnology 18: 333-362 pdf

Lecigne S (2021) A new species of Sintula (Linyphiidae), redescription of Brigittea innocens (Dictynidae) and eight spider species newly recorded for Turkey (Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 62: 11-34 pdf

Levi H W (1977a) The American orb-weaver genera Cyclosa, Metazygia and Eustala north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 148: 61-127 pdf

Simon E (1929) Les arachnides de France 6 (3). Paris (Roret): 533-772 pdf

Taberlet J-P (unpubl.)

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (29.05.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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