Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Zygiella  F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902   4 species

Zygiella montana  (C. L. Koch, 1834)

Bulbus distally with large, hook-shaped apophysis. Epigyne equal or more than two times as wide as long. Prosoma red-brown, with fine, dark margin and dark median line. Sternum almost black. Chelicerae dark red-brown. Legs dark red-brown, sometimes annulated with black or spotted. Opisthosoma grey, yellow or black, with pattern, ventrally with broad, black median stripe. Body length male: 6 mm
Body length female: 8.5-9 mm
Additional information
in the mountains mostly above 1000 m, on buildings, rocks, trees and bushes
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Uzbekistan
 male  female

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