Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Cyclosa  Menge, 1866   6 species

Cyclosa sierrae  Simon, 1870

Description

Prosoma dark brown to black. Sternum black with some light spots along the margin. Chelicerae with 3-4 denticles on promargin and 3 denticles on retromargin. Legs with black annulation. Opisthosoma with a single terminal outgrowth, dorsum yellowish with black median marking, venter black and sides with white spots.

Body length male: 3.2-4.8 mm
Body length female: 4.1-6.8 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe to Georgia
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References

Blagoev G, Deltshev C, Lazarov S, Naumova M (2017) The spiders (Araneae) of Bulgaria. Version: October 2017. National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Online at http://www.nmnhs.com/spiders-bulgaria/ (accessed on 12.10.2017)

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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

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