Araneus cavaticus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Araneoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Araneoidea

Familia: Araneidae
Subfamilia: Araneinae
Tribus: Araneini
Genus: Araneus
Species: Araneus cavaticus

Name[edit]

Araneus cavaticus (Keyserling, 1882)

Type locality: Kentucky cave, Carter Co., Kentucky, USA

Holotype ♀: MCZ (1874; Sanborn)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Epeira cavatica Keyserling, 1882
  • Araneus cavaticusPetrunkevitch, 1911

References[edit]

  • Keyserling, E. 1881: Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 31: 269-314. [269, pl. 11, f. 1 (D♀)]
  • Levi, H. W. 1971. The diadematus group of the orb-weaver genus Araneus north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 141: 131-179. [170, f. 187-194]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Barn orb-weaver