Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Aculepeira  Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942   8 species

Aculepeira talishia  (Zawadsky, 1902)


Strongly resembles A. carbonaria, slightly different conductor and terminal Apophysis.

prosoma length: 4.6 mm, prosoma width: 4.2 mm.


Resembles A. carbonaria. Epigyne with yellowish hook, which is undulated, long and pointed. Scape with laterally enlarged wings.

prosoma length: 4.8 mm, prosoma width: 4.0 mm.

  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Turkey, Iran, Caucasus to Central Asia
 male  female
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   ( no references ) ||| Bulgaria   ( no references ) ||| Russia, Southern   ( no references ) ||| Turkey (Asia)   ( no references ) |||

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09-05-2016 Datasheet update Detail
04-03-2014 Image insert
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