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Cyrtophora citricola  (Forsskål, 1775)
Main synonym = Aranea citricola    Forsskål, 1775
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Araneidae
Tropical Tent-web Spider, Cathedral Spider     Brimba tal-pal tal-bajtar
Further Information:
Constructs a complicated web (hence comparison to Gothic Cathedral) in large bushes such as Prickly Pear and Lentisk. Common.




















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