Family: Araneidae Clerck, 1757 | key
Genus: Aculepeira Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 | key
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    Aculepeira armida (Audouin, 1826)      [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014433]
    Description male

    Prosoma brown. The elongated, reddish brown and sometimes almost black opisthosoma bears broad longitudinal yellowish band-like markings, which are cut by a lateral aphophysis and dispersed marks and spots. The venter bears an always well-visible longitudinal dark median mark. Coxa II basis with a thick ventral tooth or tubercle. Anterior and posterior parts of the oval opisthosoma narrowed. Venter entirely black, with weakly visible yellow sprinkles.

    Body length male: 6.8-7.2 mm

    Description female

    As in male. Venter behind epigastric furrow entirely black or with only a small yellow mark.

    Body length female: 11.6-18.3 mm

    Distribution
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    Global distribution (World Spider Catalog 2017): Palearctic

    Phenology

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    Daniel Gloor 2013-01-01 00:00:00

    The record for Czech Republic is improbable. Since the material is not available for verification, this record is deleted. (Vlastimil Růžička)

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