Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Back

Gen. Nephila Leach, 1815 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01397]
N.B.: May be a senior synonym of Heterargiope Kishida, 1931 (see under Argiope maja); placed in Araneidae by Wunderlich, 2004g: 960; transferred from Tetragnathidae to Nephilidae by Kuntner, 2006: 24; transferred from Nephilidae to Araneidae by Dimitrov et al., 2017: 245.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-05-08
Described in
Leach, 1815
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Species counts
Counts Status
38accepted
30synonym
Reference

Leach, W. E. (1815). Zoological Miscellany; being Descriptions of New and Interesting Animals. London, 2, 1-154 (Araneae, pp. 131-134). download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-05-08 Genus transferred to other family Dimitrov et al., 2017 Nephila Leach, 1815 transferred to Araneidae