Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Larinioides  Caporiacco, 1934   5 species

Larinioides suspicax  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1876)

Description
Male

Pedipalp: subterminal apophysis with teeth. Prosoma, chelicerae and sternum brown. Legs yellow, with dark annulations.

Body length male: 7.5-9.4 mm
Female

Epigyne with ± quadrangular median plate (in posterior view).

Body length female: 11.7-15 mm
Additional information

In dry localities

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Croatia: Thaler (1974: 260); Malta sub. L. patagiatus (Pfliegler et al., 2017)
Global distribution (WSC 2017): Europe, North Africa to Central Asia
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References

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Pfliegler W A, Schönhofer A, Niedbała W, Vella P, Sciberras A, Vella A (2017) New records of mites (Acari) and harvestmen (Opiliones) from Malta with a preliminary checklist of Maltese Arachnida. Soil Organisms 89: 85-110 pdf

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Updates
28-02-2017 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value
23-01-2015 Distribution update Old value
04-12-2013 Distribution update Old value
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09-04-2013 Distribution update Old value