Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Cyclosa  Menge, 1866   6 species

Cyclosa groppalii  Pesarini, 1998

Description
Male

Proosma length: 1.3 mm, prosoma width: 0.95 mm.

Female

Prosoma brown, eye region somewhat paler. Chelicerae yellowish brown, with lateral spot. Legs whitish, with dark brown annulations. Opisthosoma whitish with small black spots, especially on tubercles.

Body length female: 3.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Spain (mainland, Balearic Is.), Greece (Crete)
Phenology
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Figures
References

Barrientos J A, Fernández D (2015) Arañas (Arachnida, Araneae) del delta del Llobregat (Barcelona, España); primeros datos. Revta Ibérica Aracnol 27: 127-135

Bosmans R, Van Keer J, Russell-Smith A, Kronestedt T, Alderweireldt M, Bosselaers J, De Koninck H (2013) Spiders of Crete (Araneae). Nieuwsbr Belg Arachnol Ver 28: 1-147

Bosselaers J (unpubl.)

Groppali R, Guerci P, Pesarini C (1998) Appunti sui Ragni (Arachnida, Araneae) della costa orientale di Eivissa (Ibiza), con la descrizione di una nuova specie: Cyclosa groppalii Pesarini (Araneidae). Boll Soc Hist nat Balears 41: 65-74

Helsdingen P J van (2010a) Araneae. In: Fauna Europaea Database (Version 2010.1), online at www.european-arachnology.org

World Spider Catalog (2018) World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 19.0, accessed on 14.01.2018. doi: 10.24436/2

Updates
15-02-2016 Distribution update Old value
31-12-2013 Image insert
22-10-2013 Datasheet update Old value
22-10-2013 Image insert
15-10-2013 Distribution update Old value