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Mangora acalypha  Walckenaer, 1802
Main synonym = Aranea acalypha    Walckenaer, 1802
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Araneidae
Lined Orb-Weaver     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
Building its web close to the ground, this species inhabits areas with low vegetation. The spider is often seen in the middle of its web, which is reticulated, as it has no protective retreat to hide in.












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