Araneidae: Singa

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Tarsus, tibia and patella III and IV distally darkened; legs (at least III and IV) therefore darkly annulated; opisthosoma with 2 dark brown to black longitudinal bands, broken by transverse stripes in the middle, the transverse stripes reaching from median band to the bright sides; male pedipalp with strongly bent hook on base of long and pointed process; scapus of epigyne not reaching beyond lateral parts posteriorly

Singa hamata (Clerck, 1757)

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male Pedipalp
(Loksa 1972)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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male Pedipalp
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne
(Wiehle 1931)
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female Epigyne
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
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Habitus
(Wiehle 1931)
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Habitus
(Locket & Millidge 1953)
- Legs III-IV at most tarsus and tibia darkened, but mostly completely bright; dark longitudinal stripes on opisthosoma not broken or ± lacking

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Tarsus and tibia of legs III-IV often somewhat darkened; longitudinal stripes on opisthosoma only partly broken; male pedipalp on base of stout and long process with a sickle-shaped tip, bent away from cymbium; scapus of epigyne reaching beyond lateral parts posteriorly

Singa nitidula C. L. Koch, 1844

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male Pedipalp
(Aakra unpubl.)
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male Pedipalp
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne, aboral view
(Thaler 1991b)
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female Epigyne
(Roberts 1995)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Thaler 1991b)
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Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Wiehle 1931)
Further taxa

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1. Singa aussereri Thorell, 1873

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male Pedipalp
(Simon 1929)
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female Epigyne
(Simon 1929)

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2. Singa lucina (Audouin, 1826)

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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Levy 1991)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Levy 1991)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Levy 1991)
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male Pedipalp, apical view
(Levy 1991)
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male Tibia II
(Levy 1991)
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female Epigyne
(Loksa 1972)
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female Habitus
(Loksa 1972)

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3. Singa neta (O. P.-Cambridge, 1874)

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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Levy 1984)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
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male Pedipalp, apical view
(Levy 1984)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Epigyne, lifted, posterior view
(Levy 1984)
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female Epigyne, lateral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Epigyne, anterior view
(Morano & Ferrández 1986)
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female Epigyne, posterior view
(Morano & Ferrández 1986)
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female Vulva, anterior view
(Morano & Ferrández 1986)
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female Vulva, posterior view
(Morano & Ferrández 1986)
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female Prosoma, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Prosoma, frontal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Eyes, antero-dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, ventral view
(Levy 1984)

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4. Singa semiatra L. Koch, 1867

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male Pedipalp, prolateral view
(Levy 1984)
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male Pedipalp, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
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male Pedipalp, retrolateral view
(Levy 1984)
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male Pedipalp, apical view
(Levy 1984)
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male Habitus, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Epigyne
(Simon 1929)
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female Epigyne, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Epigyne, lifted, posterior view
(Levy 1984)
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female Prosoma, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Prosoma, lateral view
(Levy 1984)
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female Prosoma, frontal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Eyes, antero-dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, dorsal view
(Levy 1984)
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female Opisthosoma, ventral view
(Levy 1984)
5. Singa simoniana Costa, 1885 world