Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Detail
Gen. Molinaranea Mello-Leitão, 1940 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01522] Detail
N.B.: implicitly revalidated by Levi, 1991a: 177, contra Archer, 1951a: 21, who regarded it as a junior synonym of Eriophora, and Archer, 1963: 25, who regarded it as a junior synonym of Parawixia, and Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1963: 107, who regarded it as a junior synonym of Araneus.
Transferred to other genera:
Molinaranea albisecta (Mello-Leitão, 1936) -- see Ocrepeira
Molinaranea setosa Mello-Leitão, 1948 -- see Parawixia
In synonymy:
Molinaranea affinitata (Roewer, 1942, T from Parawixia) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea aysenensis (Tullgren, 1902) = Molinaranea clymene (Nicolet, 1849) (Levi, 2001: 456).
Molinaranea chilensis (Nicolet, 1849) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea cinaberina (Nicolet, 1849) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea cinaberina tigrina (Archer, 1963) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea dorsatula (Roewer, 1942, T from Parawixia) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea flaviventris (Nicolet, 1849, T from Araneus) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1963: 107, sub Araneus cinnabarinus).
Molinaranea globigera (Hogg, 1913, T from Araneus) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1974: 86, sub Araneus cinnabarinus).
Molinaranea molinai Mello-Leitão, 1940 (T from Araneus) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1963: 107, sub Araneus cinnabarinus; Archer, 1963: 25, sub Parawixia wagenknechti).
Molinaranea naevia (Nicolet, 1849, T from Parawixia) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea obliterata (Nicolet, 1849, T from Parawixia) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea patagonica (Tullgren, 1901) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea quadrimaculosa (Roewer, 1942, T from Araneus) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Archer, 1963: 25, sub Parawixia flaviventris).
Molinaranea quadripunctatula (Roewer, 1942, T from Araneus) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Levi, 2001: 451).
Molinaranea valdiviensis (Nicolet, 1849, T from Araneus) = Molinaranea clymene (Nicolet, 1849) (Levi, 2001: 456).
Molinaranea vallentini (Hogg, 1913, T from Araneus) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1974: 86, sub Araneus cinnabarinus).
Molinaranea wagenknechti (Mello-Leitão, 1940, T from Eriophora) = Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) (Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1963: 107, sub Araneus cinnabarinus).
Molinaranea clymene (Nicolet, 1849) | m f | Chile, Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016658]
Epeira clymene Nicolet, 1849: 503 (Df).
Epeira thalia Nicolet, 1849: 503 (Df).
Epeira nigrata Nicolet, 1849: 504 (Df).
Epeira inflata Nicolet, 1849: 504 (Df).
Epeira erudita Nicolet, 1849: 505 (Df).
Epeira hispida Nicolet, 1849: 505 (Df).
Epeira valdiviensis Nicolet, 1849: 506 (Df).
Araneus clymene Simon, 1895a: 802.
Araneus aysenensis Tullgren, 1902: 32, pl. 3, f. 4 (Df).
Parawixia clymene Archer, 1963: 23 (Tf from Araneus).
Parawixia clymene nigrata Archer, 1963: 24 (placed as subspecies, not recognized by Levi, 2001: 456).
Parawixia aysenensis Archer, 1963: 25 (Tf from Araneus).
Molinaranea aysenensis Levi, 1991a: 177 (Tf from Parawixia).
Molinaranea clymene Levi, 1991a: 179 (Tf from Parawixia).
Molinaranea clymene Levi, 2001: 456, f. 23-32, pl. 1A (f, Dm).
Molinaranea fernandez Levi, 2001 | m f | Chile (Juan Fernandez Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:037689]
Molinaranea fernandez Levi, 2001: 458, f. 40-47 (Dmf).
Molinaranea magellanica (Walckenaer, 1847) * | m f | Chile, Argentina, Juan Fernandez Is., Falkland Is.     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:037389]
Epeira magellanica Walckenaer, 1847a: 467 (Df).
Epeira chilensis Nicolet, 1849: 487 (Df).
Epeira cinaberina Nicolet, 1849: 490, pl. 5, f. 9 (Df).
Epeira flaviventris Nicolet, 1849: 494 (Df).
Epeira quadripunctata Nicolet, 1849: 495 (Df; preoccupied by Linnaeus, 1758).
Epeira obliterata Nicolet, 1849: 496 (Dmf).
Epeira affinis Nicolet, 1849: 498 (Df; preoccupied by Blackwell, 1846).
Epeira naevia Nicolet, 1849: 499 (Dm).
Epeira dorsalis Nicolet, 1849: 499 (Df; preoccupied by Fabricius, 1775).
Epeira quadrimaculata Nicolet, 1849: 507 (Df; preoccupied by De Geer, 1778 sub Aranea).
Epeira flaviventris Simon, 1884l: 121, pl. 3, f. 2-4 (f).
Epeira flaviventris Simon, 1887h: E10, pl. 2, f. 2 (f).
Araneus flaviventris Simon, 1901b: 19.
Araneus patagonicus Tullgren, 1901b: 218 (Dj).
Araneus chilensis Petrunkevitch, 1911: 285.
Araneus cinnaberinus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 285.
Araneus quadrimaculatus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 311.
Araneus vallentini Hogg, 1913: 37, pl. 1, f. 3 (Df).
Araneus globiger Hogg, 1913: 39, pl. 1, f. 4 (Dm).
Eriophora wagenknechti Mello-Leitão, 1940g: 236, f. 24a-b (Df).
Molinaranea molinai Mello-Leitão, 1940g: 238, f. 25a-b (Dm).
Aranea affinitata Roewer, 1942a: 836 (replacement name for Epeira affinis Nicolet, 1849).
Aranea dorsatula Roewer, 1942a: 841 (replacement name for Epeira dorsalis Nicolet, 1849).
Aranea quadrimaculosa Roewer, 1942a: 850 (replacement name for Epeira quadrimaculata Nicolet, 1849).
Aranea quadripunctatula Roewer, 1942a: 850 (replacement name for Epeira quadripunctata Nicolet, 1849).
Araneus cinnabarinus Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1963: 107 (Sm).
Parawixia affinitata Archer, 1963: 24 (Tf from Araneus).
Parawixia cinnaberina Archer, 1963: 24 (Tf from Araneus).
Parawixia cinnaberina tigrina Archer, 1963: 24 (Dmf).
Parawixia dosatula Archer, 1963: 24 (Tf from Araneus).
Parawixia wagenknechti Archer, 1963: 25 (Tf from Eriophora, S).
Parawixia flaviventris Archer, 1963: 25 (Tf from Araneus).
Parawixia obliterata Archer, 1963: 25 (Tf from Araneus).
Parawixia naevia Archer, 1963: 25 (Tf from Araneus).
Metepeira chilensis Archer, 1963: 26 (Tf from Araneus).
Araneus cinnabarinus Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1974: 86, f. 43-46 (mf, S).
Molinaranea chilensis Levi, 1991a: 178 (Tf from Metepeira).
Molinaranea patagonica Levi, 1991a: 178 (Tj from Araneus).
Molinaranea cinaberina Levi, 1991a: 179 (Tf from Parawixia).
Molinaranea magellanica Levi, 2001: 451, f. 1-22, pl. 1B-D (mf, S).
Molinaranea magellanica Levi, 2002: 543, f. 123, 125, 296 (mf).
Molinaranea mammifera (Tullgren, 1902) | m f | Chile     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016660]
Araneus mammiferus Tullgren, 1902: 34, pl. 3, f. 5 (Df).
Lariniacantha mammifera Archer, 1963: 26 (Tf from Araneus).
Molinaranea mammifera Levi, 1991a: 178 (Tf from Lariniacantha =Alpaida).
Molinaranea mammifera Levi, 2001: 461, f. 66-73 (f, Dm).
Molinaranea phaethontis (Simon, 1896) | m f | Chile, Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016662]
Araneus phaethontis Simon, 1896e: 67 (Df).
Molinaranea phaethontis Levi, 1991a: 178 (Tf from Araneus).
Molinaranea phaethontis Levi, 2001: 460, f. 56-65 (f, Dm).
Molinaranea surculorum (Simon, 1896) | m f | Chile     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016663]
Araneus surculorum Simon, 1896e: 67 (Df).
Molinaranea surculorum Levi, 1991a: 178 (Tf from Araneus).
Molinaranea surculora Levi, 2001: 458, f. 48-55 (f, Dm).
Molinaranea vildav Levi, 2001 | m f | Chile     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:037690]
Molinaranea vildav Levi, 2001: 457, f. 33-39 (Dmf).
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