Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Siwa  Grasshoff, 1970   2 species

Siwa atomaria  (O. P.-Cambridge, 1876)

Description
Male

Pedipalp: Embolus black, bulky. Median apophysis with 2 widely separated pointed processes.

Body length male: 3.7-5.5 mm
Female

Epigyne with cup-shaped scapus

Body length female: 8.3 mm
Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Egypt, Israel
Figures
References

Levy G (1986) Spiders of the genera Siwa, Larinia, Lipocrea and Drexelia (Araneae: Araneidae) from Israel. Bull Br arachnol Soc 7: 1-10

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

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
04-10-2013 Image insert