Macracantha arcuata

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Macracantha arcuata

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Araneoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Araneoidea

Familia: Araneidae
Subfamilia: Gasteracanthinae
Tribus: Gasteracanthini
Genus: Macracantha
Species: Macracantha arcuata

Name[edit]

  • Macracantha arcuata (Fabricius, 1793)
    • Authority for current placement: Simon, 1864: 287

Etymology[edit]

Greek: μακρὸς ἃκανθα κυρτός (makròs àcantha kyrtos, trans: Large convex thorn).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Araneae arcuata Fabricius, 1793: 425.
  • Epeira curvicauda Vauthier 1824: 261, pl. 18, f. 1-6.
  • Gasteracantha arcuata C. L. Koch 1837a: 34, f. 270.
  • Plectana arcuata Walckenaer 1842: 177.
  • Macracantha curvicauda Simon 1864: 287.
  • Macracantha arquata Simon 1864: 287.
  • Gasteracantha curvicauda Hasselt 1882: 11.
  • Gasteracantha beccarii Hasselt 1882: 11, pl. 4, f. 1.
  • Actinacantha arcuata Simon 1886a: 147.
  • Gasteracantha fabricii Simon 1899a: 94.

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Zangenartige Dornspinne
English: Long-horned orb-weaver spider

References[edit]

  • Fabricius, Johann Christian: Entomologiae systematica emendata et aucta, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Hafniae (Copenhagen), 1793, vol. II, p.425[1].
  • Vauthier, Antoine Charles: Description of a new species of arachnides of the genus Epeira, of M. Walckenaer, The Zoological Journal, London, 1825, p. 224 [2].
  • Simon, Eugène: Histoire naturelle des araignées (aranéides), Librairie encyclopédique de Roret, Paris, 1864, p. 287-8 [3].
  • Dahl, Karl Theodor Friedrich: Die Tierverbreitungsherde der Erde und die wellenartige Ausbreitung der Tier, Zoologischer Anzeiger, Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft, Leipzig, 1920, vol. 51, p. 264[4].
  • Molur, Sanjay & Daniel, B.A. & Siliwal, Manju: First record of Macracantha arcuata Fabricius, 1793 (Araneae: Araneidae) from Assam, India, Zoo's Print Journal Vol. 19(11), Coimbatore, November 2004, p 1696 [5].
  • Siliwal, Manju & Molur, Sanjay: Some Some observations on the webs of Gasteracantha geminata (Fabricius, 1798) and Macracantha arcuata (Fabricius, 1793) (Araneae: Araneidae), Zoo's Print Journal Vol. 21(1), Coimbatore, January 2006, p 2133-2134 [6].
  • Platnick, Norman I.: World Spider Catalog, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, 2011 [7].