Taxon details

Herennia multipuncta (Doleschall, 1859)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2022-04-22
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India to China, Vietnam, Borneo, Sulawesi
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Herennia sampitana Karsch, 1880, (3077)
Taxonomic references
Epeira ornatissima Doleschall, 1859: 32, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df) [].
Epeira multipuncta Doleschall, 1859: 32, pl. 11, f. 1 (Df).
Epeira mammillaris Stoliczka, 1869: 236, pl. 20, f. 12 (Df).
Herennia multipuncta Thorell, 1877b: 371 (S, first reviser).
Herennia sampitana Karsch, 1880c: 381 (Df) [].
Herennia mollis Thorell, 1887: 166 (Df) [].
Herennia ornatissima Simon, 1894a: 759, f. 828, 835 (f, Dm).
Herennia ornatissima Tikader, 1982a: 106, f. 202-204 (f).
Herennia ornatissima Feng, 1990: 86, f. 61.1-6 (mf).
Herennia ornatissima Hormiga, Eberhard & Coddington, 1995: 334, f. 11A-B, E-F (m).
Herennia ornatissima Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 213, f. 120P-R (mf).
Herennia ornatissima Zhu, Song & Zhang, 2003: 71, f. 31A-H, pl. IVA-D (mf).
Herennia multipuncta Kuntner, 2005a: 397, f. 1A-G, 2A-D, 3A-C, 4A-E, 5A-F, 6A-F, 7A-F, 8A-F, 9A-F, 10A-F, 11A-F, 12A-F, 13A-F, 14A-C, 15 (mf, S).
Herennia multipuncta Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008: 168, f. 9A-E, I-L (mf).
Herennia multipuncta Kuntner, Coddington & Schneider, 2009: 1452, f. 1B, 4D (mf).
Herennia multipuncta Kuntner et al., 2009: 258, f. 1a-b (mf).
Herennia multipuncta Eberhard & Huber, 2010: 264, f. 12.13 (f).
Herennia multipuncta Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011a: 846, f. 133F, 134E-F (f).
Herennia multipuncta Sen et al., 2015: 104, f. 601-606, pl. 21 (f).

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2011a). Morphological and phylogenetic atlas of the orb-weaving spider family Tetragnathidae (Araneae: Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162(4): 713-879. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00692.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Doleschall, L. (1859). Tweede Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Indica-Neerlandica 5: 1-60. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Eberhard, W. G. & Huber, B. A. (2010). Spider genitalia: precise maneuvers with a numb structure in a complex lock. In: Leonard, J. L. & A. Córdoba-Aguilar (eds.) The Evolution of Primary Sexual Characters in Animals. Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 249-284. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Feng, Z. Q. (1990). Spiders of China in colour. Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House, 256 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hormiga, G., Eberhard, W. G. & Coddington, J. A. (1995). Web-construction behaviour in Australian Phonognatha and the phylogeny of nephiline and tetragnathid spiders (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 43(4): 313-364. doi:10.1071/ZO9950313 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1880c). Arachnologische Blätter (Decas I). Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften, Dritte Folge 5: 373-409, pl. 12. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M. (2005a). A revision of Herennia (Araneae: Nephilidae: Nephilinae), the Australasian 'coin spiders'. Invertebrate Systematics 19(5): 391-436. doi:10.1071/IS05024 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Hormiga, G. (2008). Phylogeny of extant nephilid orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae): testing morphological and ethological homologies. Cladistics 24(2): 147-217. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2007.00176.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Coddington, J. A. & Schneider, J. M. (2009). Intersexual arms race? Genital coevolution in nephilid spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae). Evolution 63: 1451-1463. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00634.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M., Kralj-Fišer, S., Schneider, J. M. & Li, D. Q. (2009). Mate plugging via genital mutilation in nephilid spiders: an evolutionary hypothesis. Journal of Zoology, London 277: 257-266. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2008.00533.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of reserve forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. [N.B.: at the journal's website meanwhile a new version (created in 2020) is online, with changed authorship:] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 489-760. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Stoliczka, F. (1869). Contribution towards the knowledge of Indian Arachnoidea. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, part II (Physical Science) 38(4): 201-251, pl. 18-20. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1877b). Studi sui Ragni Malesi e Papuani. I. Ragni di Selebes raccolti nel 1874 dal Dott. O. Beccari. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 10: 341-637. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1887). Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 25: 5-417. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982a). Part 1. Family Araneidae (= Argiopidae). Typical orb-weavers. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 1-293. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zhu, M. S., Song, D. X. & Zhang, J. X. (2003). Fauna Sinica: Invertebrata Vol. 35: Arachnida: Araneae: Tetragnathidae. Science Press, Beijing, 418 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2016-09-17 Species distribution update Logunov & Jäger, 2015 n/a (Old value)
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a