Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Cyclosa  Menge, 1866   6 species

Cyclosa insulana  (Costa, 1834)

Description

Prosoma with dark brown pattern on white background. Sternum dark brown with light patches. Opisthosoma with silver and black parts. Femur white, apically with annulations. Tibia and metatarsus apically with annulations. Patella with a dark patch

Body length female: 6.8 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Mediterranean to Japan, India to Papua New Guinea, Australia
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References

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Groppali R, Guerci P, Pesarini C (1998) Appunti sui Ragni (Arachnida, Araneae) della costa orientale di Eivissa (Ibiza), con la descrizione di una nuova specie: Cyclosa groppalii Pesarini (Araneidae). Boll Soc Hist nat Balears 41: 65-74

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

Locket G H (1980) Some spiders from the Comoro Islands. Bull Br arachnol Soc 5: 117-128

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog, version 19.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (15.07.2018) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
31-12-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value