Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Detail
Gen. Aculepeira Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01424] Detail
A. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 75, type Araneus aculeatus (Emerton, 1877).
Transferred to other genera:
Aculepeira callaria Levi, 1991 -- see Amazonepeira
Aculepeira tedgenica (Bakhvalov, 1978) -- see Neoscona
In synonymy:
Aculepeira aculeata (Emerton, 1877, removed from S of A. carbonarioides) = Aculepeira packardi (Thorell, 1875) ().
Aculepeira armida canescens (Simon, 1908) = Aculepeira armida (Audouin, 1826) (Levy, 1998a: 329).
Aculepeira charitonovi (Ermolajew, 1928) = Aculepeira carbonarioides (Keyserling, 1892) (Marusik, Tarabaev & Litovchenko, 1991: 15).
Aculepeira cutucensis (Kraus, 1955, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira travassosi (Soares & Camargo, 1948) (Levi, 1991a: 298).
Aculepeira helvola (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889, T from Metazygia) = Aculepeira aculifera (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889) (Levi, 1993a: 236).
Aculepeira hyperborea (Kulczyński, 1908) = Aculepeira carbonarioides (Keyserling, 1892) (Marusik, Tarabaev & Litovchenko, 1991: 15).
Aculepeira karabagi (Karol, 1965, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira talishia (Zawadsky, 1902) (Levi, 1977b: 236, sub A. noseki).
Aculepeira kariae (Roewer, 1942, attributed to Strand, 1920, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira talishia (Zawadsky, 1902) (Levi, 1977b: 236, sub A. noseki).
Aculepeira lencoranicus (Bakhvalov, 1983, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira talishia (Zawadsky, 1902) (Marusik, 1985b: 137).
Aculepeira melloi (Brignoli, 1983, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira albovittata (Mello-Leitão, 1941) (Levi, 1991a: 303).
Aculepeira noseki (Strand, 1907) = Aculepeira talishia (Zawadsky, 1902) (Marusik, 1985b: 137).
Aculepeira sargi (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira aculifera (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889) (Levi, 1991a: 304).
Aculepeira septentrionalis (Kulczyński, 1908, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira packardi (Thorell, 1875) (Levi, 1977b: 228).
Aculepeira sericinus (Roewer, 1942) = Aculepeira armida (Audouin, 1826) (Breitling et al., 2016b: 52).
Aculepeira vachoni (Karol, 1964, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira ceropegia (Walckenaer, 1802) (Levi, 1977b: 234).
Aculepeira vegae (Holm, 1970, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira carbonarioides (Keyserling, 1892) (Levi, 1977b: 230).
Aculepeira verae Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 = Aculepeira packardi (Thorell, 1875) (Levi, 1977b: 228).
Aculepeira victoria (Thorell, 1870, T from Araneus) = Aculepeira armida (Audouin, 1826) (Drensky, 1943: 244, sub Araneus).
Nomen dubium:
Aculepeira carbonaria fulva Franganillo, 1913: 128 (f, Spain, originally in Epeira) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014439] -- Breitling et al., 2016b: 51.
Aculepeira aculifera (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889) | m f | USA to Guatemala     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014430]
Epeira aculifera O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889d: 29, pl. 7, f. 3 (Df).
Epeira helvola O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889d: 24, pl. 5, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Epeira sargi O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889d: 28, pl. 6, f. 5 (Df).
Epeira sargi Keyserling, 1892: 123, pl. 6, f. 91 (f).
Epeira aculifera Keyserling, 1892: 207, pl. 10, f. 153 (f).
Epeira helvola Keyserling, 1893: 221, pl. 11, f. 164 (mf).
Aranea sargi F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 511, pl. 49, f. 2 (f).
Aranea aculifera F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 512, pl. 49, f. 5 (f).
Aranea helvola F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 513, pl. 49, f. 10 (mf).
Araneus aculiferus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 277.
Araneus helvolus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 296.
Araneus sargi Petrunkevitch, 1911: 314.
Metazygia helvola Levi, 1991a: 179 (Tmf from Araneus).
Aculepeira aculifera Levi, 1991a: 304, f. 566-577 (Tf from Araneus, S).
Aculepeira aculifera Levi, 1993a: 236, f. 28 (Sm).
Aculepeira albovittata (Mello-Leitão, 1941) | f | Paraguay, Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014431]
Neosconella albovittata Mello-Leitão, 1941f: 214, f. 20 (Df, preoccupied in Araneus by Westring, 1851).
Araneus melloi Brignoli, 1983c: 263 (replacement name).
Aculepeira albovittata Levi, 1991a: 303, f. 560-563 (Tf from Araneus, S).
Aculepeira angeloi Álvares, Loyola & De Maria, 2005 | m f | Brazil     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:040005]
Aculepeira angeloi Álvares, Loyola & De Maria, 2005: 55, f. 1-3 (Dmf).
Aculepeira apa Levi, 1991 | f | Paraguay     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014432]
Aculepeira apa Levi, 1991a: 302, f. 557-559 (Df).
Aculepeira armida (Audouin, 1826) | m f | Sourthern Europe, Turkey, Israel, Russia (Europe to Far East), Central Asia to China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014433]
Epeira armida Audouin, 1826: 337, pl. 2, f. 8 (Df).
Epeira hirsuta Hahn, 1831a: 13, f. 9 (Df).
Epeira armida Walckenaer, 1841: 52 (Dm).
Miranda exornata C. L. Koch, 1844: 156, f. 952 (Df).
Miranda hirsuta C. L. Koch, 1847: 75, f. 1550 (f).
Epeira victoria Thorell, 1870a: 25 (Df).
Epeira armida Kulczyński, 1901b: 331, pl. 12, f. 17 (f).
Araneus armida canescens Simon, 1908a: 432 (Df).
Epeira sericea Franganillo, 1918b: 121 (Df; preoccupied by Latreille, 1806).
Araneus armida Simon, 1929: 691, 761, f. 1067-1068 (mf).
Aranea sericina Roewer, 1942a: 791 (replacement name).
Aranea armida Drensky, 1943: 244, f. 19 (f, S).
Araneus victoria Azheganova, 1968: 80, f. 154, 172 (mf).
Araneus armidus Brignoli, 1968d: 90, f. 1-3 (mf).
Araneus victoria Miller, 1971: 209, pl. XXXIX, f. 15-16 (f).
Araneus victoria Loksa, 1972: 95, f. 87E-F (mf).
Aculepeira armida Levi, 1977b: 236, f. 208-217 (Tmf from Araneus).
Araneus victoria Zhang, 1987: 73, f. 56.1-2 (f).
Araneus victoria Mcheidze, 1997: 270, f. 599-600 (mf).
Aculepeira armida Levy, 1998a: 329, f. 68-79 (mf, S).
Aculepeira armida Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 230, f. 131J, 145G (f).
Aculepeira armida Iorio & Herbrecht, 2016: 69, f. 1-4, 9-12 (mf).
Aculepeira armida Breitling et al., 2016b: 52 (S of Araneus sericinus).
Aculepeira armida orientalis (Kulczyński, 1901) | f | Russia (Asia), China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014434]
Epeira victoria orientalis Kulczyński, 1901b: 330, pl. 12, f. 16 (Df).
Araneus victoria orientalis Zhang, 1987: 74, f. 57.1-2 (f).
Aculepeira armida orientalis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 230, f. 131K, 145H (f).
Aculepeira armida pumila (Simon, 1929) | m f | France     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014435]
Araneus armida pumilus Simon, 1929: 691, 762 (Dmf).
Aculepeira azul Levi, 1991 | f | Panama     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014436]
Aculepeira azul Levi, 1991a: 306, f. 589-591 (Df).
Aculepeira busu Levi, 1991 | f | Hispaniola     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014437]
Aculepeira busu Levi, 1991a: 308, f. 596-599 (Df).
Aculepeira carbonaria (L. Koch, 1869) | m f | Alps, southern Europe, Turkey, Russia (Europe and Central Asia), Kazakhstan, China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014438]
Epeira carbonaria L. Koch, 1869: 58 (Dm).
Epeira carbonaria Simon, 1874a: 92 (Df).
Epeira carbonaria Kulczyński, 1901b: 332, pl. 12, f. 18-19 (mf).
Araneus carbonarius Lessert, 1910b: 326, f. 177-178 (mf).
Araneus carbonarius Simon, 1929: 690, 761, f. 1066 (mf).
Aculepeira carbonaria Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 75 (Tmf from Araneus).
Aranea carbonaria Drensky, 1943: 244, f. 19 (f).
Aculepeira carbonaria Levi, 1977b: 234, f. 198-207 (mf).
Araneus victoria Hu & Li, 1987a: 327, f. 9.1-4, 10.1-2 (mf, misidentified).
Aculepeira carbonaria Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 70, f. 160 (mf).
Aculepeira carbonaria Thaler, 1991b: 50, f. 19, 22 (m).
Aculepeira carbonaria Hu, 2001: 435, f. 280.1-7 (mf).
Aculepeira carbonaria Kunt, Yagmur & Tezcan, 2008: 57, f. 2A-B (f).
Aculepeira carbonaria sinensis (Schenkel, 1953) | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014440]
Araneus carbonarius sinensis Schenkel, 1953b: 49, f. 23a-c (Dmf).
Aculepeira carbonaria sinensis Brignoli, 1983c: 255.
Aculepeira carbonaria sinensis Hu & Wu, 1989: 81, f. 60.1-9 (mf).
Aculepeira carbonaria sinensis Yin et al., 1997d: 103, f. 30a-i (mf).
Aculepeira carbonaria sinensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 230, f. 131L-N, 132F-G, 145I (mf).
Aculepeira carbonaria sinensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 2001: 181, f. 106A-F (mf).
Aculepeira carbonarioides (Keyserling, 1892) | m f | USA, Canada, Russia (Europe to Far East)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014441]
Epeira carbonaria Emerton, 1884: 315, pl. 33, f. 18, pl. 36, f. 18-19 (mf, misidentified).
Epeira carbonarioides Keyserling, 1892: 206, pl. 10, f. 152 (Df).
Epeira carbonarioides McCook, 1894: 158, pl. 5, f. 9 (f, Dm).
Epeira carbonaria Emerton, 1894: 405, pl. 1, f. 4b, d (mf, misidentified).
Araneus hyperboreus Kulczyński, 1908b: 45, pl. 2, f. 58 (Df).
Aranea charitonovi Ermolajev, 1928a: 209, f. 1-3 (Dmf).
Araneus vegae Holm, 1970: 198, f. 25-27, 29-31 (Dmf).
Aculepeira charitonovi Levi, 1977b: 230 (Tf from Araneus).
Aculepeira hyperborea Levi, 1977b: 230 (Tf from Araneus).
Aculepeira carbonarioides Levi, 1977b: 230, f. 162-173, 182-186 (Tmf from Araneus, S).
Aculepeira carbonoides Coddington, 1990: 14, f. 58 (m).
Aculepeira carbonarioides Marusik, Tarabaev & Litovchenko, 1991: 15 (S).
Aculepeira carbonoides Scharff & Coddington, 1997: 374, f. 12 (m).
Aculepeira carbonarioides Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 42, f. 254-256 (mf).
Aculepeira carbonarioides Dondale et al., 2003: 179, f. 387-394 (mf).
Aculepeira ceropegia (Walckenaer, 1802) | m f | Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Russia (Europe to West Siberia), Kazakhstan     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014442]
Aranea ceropegia Walckenaer, 1802: 199 (Df).
Epeira ceropegia Walckenaer, 1805: 33.
Epeira sclopetaria Hahn, 1833a: 4, f. 131 (mf, misidentified).
Miranda ceropegia C. L. Koch, 1838: 51, f. 370 (f, Dm).
Epeira ceropegia Blackwall, 1864a: 347, pl. 25, f. 250 (mf).
Miranda ceropegia Menge, 1866: 72, pl. 11, f. 17 (mf).
Epeira ceropegia Chyzer & Kulczyński, 1891: 132, pl. 5, f. 19 (mf).
Epeira ceropegia Bösenberg, 1901: 32, pl. 2, f. 16 (mf).
Epeira ceropegia Kulczyński, 1901b: 332, pl. 12, f. 20 (m).
Araneus ceropegius Lessert, 1910b: 324.
Araneus ceropegia Simon, 1929: 688, 761, f. 1064, 1065 (mf).
Aranea ceropegia Wiehle, 1931: 100, f. 151-155 (mf).
Aranea ceropegia Drensky, 1943: 244, f. 19 (mf).
Araneus ceropegius Locket & Millidge, 1953: 138, f. 91A-C (mf).
Aranea ceropegia Zamaraev, 1964: 356, f. 51-52 (f).
Araneus vachoni Karol, 1964: 188, f. 1-2 (Df).
Araneus ceropegius Tyschchenko, 1971: 196, f. 585 (f).
Araneus ceropegius Loksa, 1972: 94, f. 86, 87A-D (mf).
Araneus ceropegius Bakhvalov, 1974: 109, f. 39-42 (mf; probably misidentified, per Komnenov, 2014: 98).
Araneus ceropegius Palmgren, 1974a: 30, f. 12l-o (mf).
Aculepeira ceropegia Punda, 1975b: 30, f. 34-36 (mf).
Aculepeira ceropegia Levi, 1977b: 234, f. 175, 187-197 (Tmf from Araneus, S).
Aculepeira ceropegia Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 70, f. 159 (mf).
Aculepeira ceropegia Thaler, 1991b: 50, f. 18, 21 (m).
Aculepeira ceropegia Roberts, 1995: 324, f. (mf).
Araneus ceropegius Mcheidze, 1997: 269, f. 597-598 (f).
Aculepeira ceropegia Roberts, 1998: 337, f. (mf).
Aculepeira ceropegia Blick & Nentwig, 2003: 38, f. 5-8 (f).
Aculepeira ceropegia Almquist, 2005: 133, f. 146a-h (mf).
Aculepeira escazu Levi, 1991 | f | Costa Rica     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014443]
Aculepeira escazu Levi, 1991a: 306, f. 585-588 (Df).
Aculepeira gravabilis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889) | f | Honduras to Panama     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014444]
Epeira gravabilis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889d: 33, pl. 5, f. 7 (Df).
Epeira gravabilis Keyserling, 1892: 122, pl. 6, f. 90 (f).
Araneus gravabilis Petrunkevitch, 1911: 295.
Aculepeira gravabilis Levi, 1991a: 304, f. 578-584 (Tf from Araneus).
Aculepeira lapponica (Holm, 1945) | m f | Sweden, Finland, Russia (West Siberia)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014969]
Aranea lapponica Holm, 1945b: 61, f. 20a-b (Df).
Araneus lapponicus Palmgren, 1974a: 30, f. 12p-t (f, Dm).
Araneus lapponicus Brignoli, 1983c: 257.
Aculepeira lapponica Blick & Nentwig, 2003: 39, f. 1, 3 (Tmf from Araneus).
Aculepeira lapponica Almquist, 2005: 133, f. 147a-c (f).
Aculepeira luosangensis Yin, Wang, Xie & Peng, 1990 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014445]
Araneus ceropegius Hu & Li, 1987b: 262, f. 9.1-5 (mf, misidentified).
Aculepeira luosangensis Yin et al., 1990: 10, f. 17-26 (Dmf).
Aculepeira luosangensis Yin et al., 1997d: 104, f. 31a-j (mf).
Aculepeira luosangensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 230, f. 131O-Q, 132H-I, 145J (mf).
Aculepeira luosangensis Hu, 2001: 436, f. 281.1-8 (mf).
Aculepeira machu Levi, 1991 | f | Peru     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014446]
Aculepeira machu Levi, 1991a: 302, f. 553-556 (Df).
Aculepeira matsudae Tanikawa, 1994 | m f | Japan     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014447]
Aculepeira matsudae Tanikawa, 1994c: 180, f. 1-5 (Dmf).
Aculepeira matsudae Tanikawa, 2007c: 74, f. 209, 631-632 (mf).
Aculepeira matsudae Tanikawa, 2009: 450, f. 210-211 (mf).
Aculepeira morenoae Rubio, Izquierdo & Piacentini, 2013 | m f | Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:045725]
Aculepeira morenoae Rubio, Izquierdo & Piacentini, 2013: 549, f. 1-30 (Dmf).
Aculepeira packardi (Thorell, 1875) * | m f | North America, Russia (Urals to Far East), Kazakhstan, China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014448]
Epeira packardii Thorell, 1875d: 490 (Dm).
Epeira aculeata Emerton, 1877: 528 (Df; preoccupied by Latreille, 1806).
Epeira carbonaria Keyserling, 1892: 204, pl. 9, f. 151 (mf, misidentified).
Epeira carbonaria McCook, 1894: 157, pl. 6, f. 1-2 (mf, misidentified).
Epeira aculeata Emerton, 1894: 405, pl. 1, f. 4 (f, Dm).
Araneus septentrionalis Kulczyński, 1908b: 47, pl. 2, f. 57 (Df).
Araneus aculeatus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 277.
Araneus septentrionalis Schenkel, 1930b: 24, f. 9a-b (Dm).
Aculepeira packardi Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 75 (removed mf from S of A. carbonaria).
Aculepeira verae Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 75, f. 215-216 (Dm).
Aculepeira verae Levi & Field, 1954: 448, f. 26, 28 (mf).
Aculepeira packardi Holm, 1970: 201, f. 28 (m).
Aculepeira packardi Levi, 1977b: 228, f. 148-161, 174, 176-181 (mf, S).
Aculepeira packardi Yin et al., 1990: 12, f. 27-34 (mf).
Aculepeira packardi Yin et al., 1997d: 106, f. 32a-i (mf).
Aculepeira packardi Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 230, f. 132A-C, J-K. 145K (mf).
Aculepeira packardi Hu, 2001: 438, f. 282.1-8 (mf).
Aculepeira packardi Levi, 2002: 543, f. 130-131, 199 (mf).
Aculepeira packardi Blick & Nentwig, 2003: 39, f. 2, 4 (f).
Aculepeira packardi Dondale et al., 2003: 177, f. 378-386 (mf).
Aculepeira serpentina Guo & Zhang, 2010 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:043753]
Aculepeira serpentina Guo & Zhang, 2010: 261, f. 1-5 (Dmf).
Aculepeira taibaishanensis Zhu & Wang, 1995 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014449]
Aculeperia taibaishanensis Zhu & Wang, 1995a: 165, f. 1-5 (Dmf).
Aculepeira taibaishanensis Yin et al., 1997d: 107, f. 33a-e (mf).
Aculepeira taibaishanensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 230, f. 132D-E, L-M, 145L (mf).
Aculepeira talishia (Zawadsky, 1902) | m f | Turkey, Iran, Caucasus to Central Asia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014450]
Epeira talishia Zawadsky, 1902: 4 (D).
Araneus similis Nosek, 1905b: 131 (Dmf, preoccupied).
Aranea noseki Strand, 1907m: 396 (replacement name for A. similis).
Aranea kariae Roewer, 1942a: 788 (lapsus for A. noseki).
Araneus karabagi Karol, 1965: 111, f. 1-2 (Df).
Aculepeira noseki Levi, 1977b: 236, f. 218-225 (Tmf from Araneus, S).
Araneus lencoranicus Bakhvalov, 1983: 93, f. 6 (Df).
Aculepeira talishia Marusik, 1985b: 137 (Tmf from Araneus, S).
Aculepeira talishia Thaler, 1991b: 50, f. 20, 23 (m).
Aculepeira travassosi (Soares & Camargo, 1948) | m f | Mexico to Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014451]
Neosconella travassosi Soares & Camargo, 1948a: 377, f. 33-34 (Df).
Neosconella cutucensis Kraus, 1955b: 23, f. 67-69 (Dm).
Araneus cutucensis Brignoli, 1983c: 262.
Araneus travassosi Brignoli, 1983c: 263.
Aculepeira travassosi Levi, 1991a: 298, f. 543-547 (Tf from Araneus, Sm).
Aculepeira travassosi Levi, 2002: 543, f. 128-129 (f).
Aculepeira travassosi Dierkens, 2012a: 24, f. 1, 33 (f).
Aculepeira visite Levi, 1991 | f | Hispaniola     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014452]
Parawixia darlingtoni Bryant, 1945a: 382, f. 21 (f only, not male holotype).
Aculepeira visite Levi, 1991a: 307, f. 592-595 (Df).
Aculepeira vittata (Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1948) | m f | Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014453]
Metepeira vittata Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1948: 17, f. 26-27 (Df).
Aculepeira vittata Levi, 1991a: 300, f. 548-552 (Tf from Metepeira, Dm).
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