Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Singa  C. L. Koch, 1836   7 species

Singa neta  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1874)

Description
Male

Prosoma brown, eye region black. Sternum black. Chelicerae with 3 teeth on promargin and 1 tooth on retromargin. Legs brown, femora blackish, mainly in anterior pairs. Opisthosoma black, dorsum with white spots, getting smaller posteriorly (can be merged to a band or posterior spots sometimes absent or indistinct), venter with a white posterior spot, 2 longish lateral spots, converging posteriorly (sometimes broken).

Body length male: 2.1 mm
Female

Colouration as in males.

Body length female: 3.2 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Distribution comment: Omitted from the Italian checklist by Pantini & Isaia (2015)
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Mediterranean
Figures
References

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

Levy G (1984) The spider genera Singa and Hypsosinga (Araneae, Araneidae) in Israel. Zoologica Scr 13: 121-133

Morano H E, Ferrández M A (1986) Especies nuevas o de interés de la familia Araneidae Latreille, 1806 (Arachnida, Araneae) de la fauna Ibérica. Miscelánea zool 9: 171-178

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

Pantini P, Isaia M (2017) Checklist of the Italian spiders (version May 2017). online at http://www.museoscienzebergamo.it/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=96&Itemid=94

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
19-03-2015 Image insert
11-03-2015 Image insert
29-12-2014 Distribution update Old value