Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Siwa  Grasshoff, 1970   2 species

Siwa atomaria  (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876)

Description
Male

Pedipalp: Embolus black, bulky. Median apophysis with 2 widely separated pointed processes.

Body length male: 3.7-5.5 mm
Female

Epigyne with cup-shaped scapus

Body length female: 8.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2020): Egypt, Israel, Azerbaijan, Iran
Figures
Distribution List
Azerbaijan   (Otto, 2020) ||| Egypt   (Levy, 1986) |||
References

Levy G (1986) Spiders of the genera Siwa, Larinia, Lipocrea and Drexelia (Araneae: Araneidae) from Israel. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 1-10 pdf

Otto S (2020) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 03.2020. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

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
29-04-2020 Distribution update Detail
04-10-2013 Image insert