Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Larinia  Simon, 1874   6 species

Larinia bonneti  Spassky, 1939

Description
Male

Prosoma coloured as in female but darker. Opisthosoma coloured as in female. Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 3 retromarginal teeth.

prosoma length: 1.4-1.6 mm, prosoma width: 1.2-1.3 mm.

Body length male: 3.73 mm
Female

Prosoma uniform yellow, some specimens with a white spot in the middle of prosoma. Opisthosoma yellow, some specimens with a light medial longitudinal band bordered by dark bands. Chelicerae with 4 promarginal and 3 teromarginal teeth. Legs coloured as prosoma, uniform yellow. Epigyne poorly sclerotized.

prosoma length: 1.4-2.0 mm, prosoma width: 1.2-1.6 mm.

Body length female: 4.36-6.07 mm
Additional information

N.B. The illustrations of the male palps are mixed-up in Marusik (1986): figures 3.3-4 show L. bonneti; f. 2.3-4 show L. elegans.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): France, Central Europe, Hungary, Caucasus, Russia to Japan
Figures
References

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

Marusik Y M A (1986) A redescription of types of certain orb-weaving spiders (Araneidae, Tetragnathidae) from S. A. Spassky collection. Vest Zool 6: 19-22

Otto S (2017) Caucasian spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus Ecoregion. Database version 08.2017. Internet: caucasus-spiders.info.

Tanikawa A (2009) Hersiliidae. Nephilidae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae. In Ono, H. (ed.), The Spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai Univ. Press, Kanagawa, pp. 149, 403-463

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

Wunderlich J (2011a) Extant and fossil spiders (Araneae). Heutige und fossile Spinnen. Beitr Araneol 6: 1-640

Updates
09-05-2016 Datasheet update Old value
09-03-2016 Image insert