Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Glyptogona  Simon, 1884   1 species

Glyptogona sextuberculata  (Keyserling, 1863)

Description

Prosoma deep brown anteriorly and upper sides, posterior yellow below the opisthosoma. Both eye rows recurved (in dorsal view). Clypeus relatively high. Sternum brown with yellow markings. Chelicerae with 3 denticles on promargin, and 3-5 denticles on retromargin. Legs with dark annulations. Opisthosoma beige, dorsum with dark spots and 3 pairs of conspicuous tubercles, venter with large light spots in front of spinnerets.

Body length male: 4.3 mm
Body length female: 5.6-6.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Italy to Israel
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Distribution List
Albania   (Vrenozi & Jäger, 2012) ||| Bulgaria   (Blagoev et al., 2018) ||| Croatia   (no references) ||| Cyprus   (Bosmans et al., 2019c) ||| Greece   (no references) ||| Greece / Crete   (no references) ||| Italy   (Pantini & Isaia, 2019) ||| Montenegro   (no references) ||| North Macedonia   (Komnenov, 2014) ||| Serbia   (no references) ||| Turkey (Asia)   (Danışman et al., 2019) |||
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) pdf

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Hadjiconstantis M, Komnenov M, Bosselaers J, Huber S, McCowan D, Snazell R, Decae A, Zoumides C, Kielhorn K-H, Oger P (2019c) Spiders of Cyprus (Araneae). A catalogue of all currently known species from Cyprus. Newsletter of the Belgian Arachnological Society 34, Suppl. 1: 1-173 pdf

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

Komnenov M (2014) Spider fauna of the Osogovo Mt. Range, Northeastern Macedonia. Fauna Balkana 2: 1-267 pdf

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

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

Vrenozi B, Jäger P (2012) A faunistic study on ground-dwelling spiders (Araneae) in the Tirana district, Albania. Arachnologische Mitteilungen 44: 81-87 pdf

World Spider Catalog (2020) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch (20.03.2020) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

Updates
13-10-2017 Distribution update Detail
28-05-2013 Image insert