Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Cyrtarachne  Thorell, 1868   1 species

Cyrtarachne ixoides  (Simon, 1870)

Description
Male

Prosoma dark brown, with rugged surface, fovea absent. Both eye rows recurved (in dorsal view). Clypeus relatively narrow. Sternum almost black. Cheliceren with 3 denticles on promargin and 2 denticles on retromargin. Legs dark yellow. Opisthosoma triangular.

Body length male: 2.1 mm
Female

Opisthosoma: sides folded inwards ventrally, dorsum with broad white and brown transverse bands.

Body length female: 6.4-7 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2019): Mediterranean, Caucasus, Madagascar
Figures
References

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Bosselaers J (2018) Spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) of the Gavarres (Catalonia, Spain) and the adjacent coastal region - part I: 2012-2013. Newsletter of the Belgian arachnological Society 33(Suppl.): 1-103 pdf

Danışman T, Kunt K B, Özkütük R S (2019) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2018 [last updated 1 January 2019], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

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

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

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Pantini P, Isaia M (2018) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version June 2018). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2019) World Spider Catalog, version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.01.2019) doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
06-12-2018 Image insert
30-12-2017 Distribution update Old value
28-05-2013 Datasheet update Old value
28-05-2013 Image insert