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Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Aculepeira  Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942   8 species

Aculepeira lapponica  (Holm, 1945)

Description
Male

Prosoma length: 3.0 mm.

Female

Epigyne: scape triangular, with short tip. Prosoma length: 3.1-3.2 mm. Prosoma yellowish brown, sides of cephalic part and area between cephalic and thoracic parts brown. Chelicerae with 4 pro- and 3 retromarginal teeth. Sternum dark brown. Legs yellow-brown, annulated with reddish brown. Opisthosoma: dorsum chocolate brown, covered with long brown hairs, median longitudinal band dentate, venter with light streaks and a small white spot near spinnerets.

Body length female: 8.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Sweden, Finland, Russia (Western Siberia)
Phenology
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References

Aakra K (in prep.) Recorded in Norway

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

Holm Å (1945) Zur Kenntnis der Spinnenfauna des Torneträskgebietes. Arkiv Zool 36: 1-80

Palmgren P (1974a) Die Spinnenfauna Finnlands und Ostfennoskandiens IV. Fauna Fenn 24: 1-70

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
04-03-2014 Image insert