Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Gibbaranea  Archer, 1951   6 species

Gibbaranea omoeda  (Thorell, 1870)

Description

Male palp with median apophysis, basally not distinctly bipartite. Epigyne with distinctly divergent inner margins posteriorly and slender lateral parts. Prosoma dark red-brown. Opisthosoma dark red-brown, dorsally sometimes with folium , more rarely greenish or yellowish.

Body length male: 8-9 mm
Body length female: 9-10.5 mm
Additional information

In the crowns of conifers

Distribution
  Presence
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2018): Europe, Russia (Europe to Far East), Japan
Phenology
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Figures
References

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Løvbrekke H (unpubl.)

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Updates
29-08-2016 Image insert
21-10-2015 Distribution update Old value
24-09-2015 Distribution update Old value