Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Cyclosa  Menge, 1866   7 species

Cyclosa sierrae  Simon, 1870

Description

Prosoma dark brown to black. Sternum black with some light spots along the margin. Chelicerae with 3-4 denticles on promargin and 3 denticles on retromargin. Legs with black annulation. Opisthosoma with a single terminal outgrowth, dorsum yellowish with black median marking, venter black and sides with white spots.

Body length male: 3.2-4.8 mm
Body length female: 4.1-6.8 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Southern Europe, Hungary, Ukraine, Turkey, Caucasus, Iran
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Distribution List
Albania   ( no references ) ||| Azerbaijan   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Cyprus   ( no references ) ||| France / Corsica   ( no references ) ||| Georgia   ( no references ) ||| Greece   ( no references ) ||| Greece / Crete   ( no references ) ||| Hungary   ( no references ) ||| Italy   ( no references ) ||| Italy / Sardinia   ( no references ) ||| North Macedonia   ( no references ) ||| Portugal   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( no references ) ||| Spain   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Europe)   ( no references ) ||| Ukraine   ( no references ) |||
References

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)

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from the Greek island of Crete. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 28 (Suppl. 1): 1-147 pdf

Deltshev C, Vrenozi B, Blagoev G, Lazarov S (2011b) Spiders of Albania – faunistic and zoogeographical review (Arachnida: Araneae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 63: 125-144

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

Kulczyński W (1907) Fragmenta arachnologica. VIII, IX. Bull Acad Cracovie 1907: 570-596

Lecigne S (2013) Contribution à l’inventaire aranéologique de Corfou (Grèce) (Arachnida, Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28(3): 177-191

Levy G (1998a) Twelve genera of orb-weaver spiders (Araneae, Araneidae) from Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 43: 311-365 pdf

Mezőfi L, Markó V (2018) Some rare and remarkable spider species from Hungary (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 55: 1-9 pdf

Otto S (2019) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 10.2019. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2019) Araneae.it: the online Catalog of Italian spiders, with addenda on other Arachnid Orders occurring in Italy (Arachnida: Araneae, Opiliones, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpionida, Scorpiones, Solifugae). http://araneae.it. Fragmenta Entomologica 51: 127-152 pdf

Polchaninova N, Prokopenko E (2019) An updated checklist of spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Left-Bank Ukraine. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 57: 60-64 & App pdf

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

Zamani A, Tanasevitch A V, Nadolny A A, Esyunin S L, Marusik Y M (2019) New data on the spider fauna of Iran (Arachnida: Aranei). Euroasian Entomological Journal 18: 233-243 pdf

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