Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cyrtophora
Family: Araneidae (Arachnida)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
citricola
NOTES

Makes a distinctive tent-like web. A medium-large spider which is diurnal or nocturnal. Lives on the underside of its web.


AUTHORITY
(Forsskal, 1775)
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Spider (8 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Has large tubercles on the abdomen
Colour: Black
Common Name
Tropical tent spider
Habitat
NOTES: Makes a large web in more open areas
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Aranea citricola
Epeira opuntiae
Epeira cacti-opuntiae
Epeira citricola
Epeira emarginata
Epeira flava
Epeira purpurea
Epeira dorsuosa Cyrtophora sculptilis
Cyrtophora opuntiae
Epeira cajetana
Araneus citricola
Cyrtophora dorsuosa



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