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

Aculepeira talishia  (Zawadsky, 1902)

Description
Male

Strongly resembles A. carbonaria, slightly different conductor and terminal Apophysis.

prosoma length: 4.6 mm, prosoma width: 4.2 mm.

Female

Resembles A. carbonaria. Epigyne with yellowish hook, which is undulated, long and pointed. Scape with laterally enlarged wings.

prosoma length: 4.8 mm, prosoma width: 4.0 mm.

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Turkey, Iran, Caucasus to Central Asia
Phenology
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Figures
References

Bayram A, Kunt K B, Danişman T (2017) The checklist of the spiders of Turkey. Version 2017 [last updated 11 January 2017], online at http://www.spidersofturkey.info

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)

Levi H W (1977b) The orb-weaver genera Metepeira, Kaira and Aculepeira in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin Museum Comparative Zoology 148: 185-238

Martynovchenko F A, Mikhailov K G (2014) Spiders (Aranei) of Teberda State Reserve: fauna and biotopic distribution. Euroasian Entomological Journal 13: 355-371

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

Thaler K (1991b) Pachygnatha terilis n.sp. aus den Südalpen, mit Bemerkungen zu einigen Araneidae der Alpenländer (Arachnida: Aranei, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae). Ber Nat - Med Ver Innsbruck 78: 47-57

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
09-05-2016 Datasheet update Old value
04-03-2014 Image insert
01-12-2013 Distribution update Old value