Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Hypsosinga  Ausserer, 1871   5 species

Hypsosinga heri  (Hahn, 1831)

Description

Prosoma unicoloured light brown or reddish yellow, eye region often darkened. Sternum unicoloured light brown or reddish yellow. Legs unicoloured light brown or reddish yellow. Metatarsus of all legs dorsally with robust bristle. Opisthosoma black-brown with yellow or red longitudinal stripe, sometimes missing in males, sides yellowish or red, ventrally dark brown.

Body length male: 3.5 mm
Body length female: 5-5.5 mm
Additional information

In sunny places on grass and herbs on borders of water, rarely in the mountains

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Caucasus, Israel, Russia (Europe to Central Asia, West Siberia), Central Asia, China
Phenology
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References

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Updates
06-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
30-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
24-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2013 Distribution update Old value