Taxon details


Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus, 1767)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:013943]
  • Distribution: USA to Argentina. Introduced to São Tomé and Príncipe
Taxonomic references
Aranea clavipes Linnaeus, 1767: 1034 (Df).
Aranea spinimobilis Linnaeus, 1767: 1034 (D).
Aranea clavipes Fabricius, 1775: 437.
Aranea longimana Fabricius, 1781: 536 (Df).
Aranea clavipes Olivier, 1789: 201.
Aranea longimana Olivier, 1789: 232.
Epeira clavipes Hahn, 1821: 2, pl. 7, f. a-b (f).
Epeira clavipes Hahn, 1833a: 118, f. 89 (f, Dm).
Nephila plumipes C. L. Koch, 1839a: 138, f. 529 (f, misidentified).
Epeira plumipes Walckenaer, 1841: 99.
Nephila clavipes Taczanowski, 1873: 146.
Nephila wilderi McCook, 1894: 251, pl. 7, f. 1-2, pl. 23, f. 6-7 (Dmf).
Nephila wistariana McCook, 1894: 252, 255, pl. 23, f. 2-3, pl. 24, f. 1 (Dmf).
Nephila concolor McCook, 1894: 256, pl. 23, f. 1 (Df).
Nephila clavipes F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 325, pl. 7, f. 1-4 (mf).
Nephila clavipes F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 448, pl. 42, f. 23-24 (f).
Nephila clavipes Dahl, 1912a: 46, 73, 75.
Nephila clavipes Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 247, f. 101-102 (mf).
Nephila clavipes Franganillo, 1931b: 220, f. 12-14 (m).
Nephila clavipes Franganillo, 1936c: 96, f. 48-49 (m).
Nephila clavipes Archer, 1958: 2 (restricts nominate subspecies to Cuba and Hispaniola).
Nephila thomensis Benoit, 1963a: 371, f. 1-3 (Df).
Nephila clavipes Wiehle, 1967b: 195, f. 49 (f).
Nephila clavipes Levi, 1980a: 17, f. 23-43 (mf, S; Levi, 1980a: 22, apparently considered all described subspecies of this species, and the other described Neotropical taxa, as identical, but did not formally synonymize them).
Nephila clavipes Heimer, 1982: 44, f. 13 (m).
Nephila clavipes Schult & Sellenschlo, 1983: 222, f. 1-3, 7-10 (mf).
Nephila clavipes Schult, 1983b: 156, f. 1-3 (m).
Nephila clavipes Roth, 1985: B6-6, f. 18, 67 (m).
Nephila clavipes Wunderlich, 1986: 79, f. 160-162 (m; erroneously claims this as the only Neotropical species listed in Roewer, but shows that more than one species is probably involved).
Nephila clavipes Levi & Eickstedt, 1989: 45, f. 1-4 (mf).
Nephila clavipes Higgins, 1989: 748, f. 1-4 (mf).
Nephila clavipes Coddington, 1990: 17, f. 52 (m).
Nephila clavipes Nentwig, 1993: 122, f. 138a-b (m).
Nephila clavipes Hormiga, Eberhard & Coddington, 1995: 323, f. 5G-I, 10A-C (m).
Nephila clavipes Ramos et al., 2005: 1993, f. 3B-C (mf).
References

Archer, A. F. (1958). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 4. American Museum Novitates 1922: 1-21. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Benoit, P. L. G. (1963a). Araneidae-Nephilinae africains du Zoologisches Staatsinstitut und Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (Araneae). Entomologische Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Staatsinstitut und Zoologischen Museum Hamburg 2: 367-372. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, F. (1912a). Seidenspinne und Spinneseide. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 6(1): 1-90. doi:10.1002/mmnz.19120060101 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fabricius, J. C. (1775). Systema entomologiae, sistens insectorum classes, ordines, genera, species, adiectis, synonymis, locis descriptionibus observationibus. Flensburg and Lipsiae, 832 pp. (Araneae, pp. 431-441). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Fabricius, J. C. (1781). Species insectorum exhibentes eorum differentias specificas, synonyma auctorum, loca natalia, metamorphos in adiectis observationibus, descriptionibus. Hamburgi and Kilonii, 1, 1-552 (Araneae, pp. 536-549). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1931b). Excursiones arachnológicas, durante el mes de agosto de 1930. Estudios de "Belen" 1931(26): 219-224. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Franganillo B., P. (1936c). Los arácnidos de Cuba hasta 1936. Cultural, La Habana, 183 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hahn, C. W. (1821). Monographie der Spinnen. Lechner, Nürnberg, Heft 2, pp. 1-2, 4 pls. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.122225 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hahn, C. W. (1833a). Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Erster Band, pp. 77-129; Zweiter Band, pp. 1-16. [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Heimer, S. (1982). Interne Arretierungsmechanismen an der Kopulationsorganen männlicher Spinnen (Arachnida, Araneae). Ein Beitrag zur Phylogenie der Araneoidea. Entomologische Abhandlungen, Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde Dresden 45: 35-64. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Higgins, L. E. (1989). Effect of insemination on the morphology of the internal female genitalia of the spider Nephila clavipes (Araneae: Araneidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 82: 748-753. 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: 313-364. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1839a). Die Arachniden. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, Fünfter Band, pp. 125-158, Sechster Band, pp. 1-156, Siebenter Band, pp. 1-106. [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1980a). The orb-weaver genus Mecynogea, the subfamily Metinae and the genera Pachygnatha, Glenognatha and Azilia of the subfamily Tetragnathinae north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 149: 1-74. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Eickstedt, V. R. D. von (1989). The Nephilinae spiders of the neotropics. Memórias do Instituto Butantan 51: 43-56. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima, reformata. Holmiae, 533-1327 (Araneae, pp. 1030-1037). download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nentwig, W. (1993). Spiders of Panama: Biogeography, investigation, phenology, check list, key and bibliography of a tropical spider fauna. Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, Florida, vi + 274 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Olivier G., A. (1789). Araignée, Aranea. Encyclopédie Méthodique, Histoire Naturelle, Insectes, Paris 4: 173-240. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1930a). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part two. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 159-356. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1901b). On a collection of spiders from the Bahama Islands made by J. L. Bonhote, Esq., with characters of a new genus and species of Mygalomorphae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 7: 322-332. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1904). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 465-560. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Ramos, M., Coddington, J. A., Christenson, T. E. & Irschick, D. J. (2005). Have male and female genitalia coevolved? A phylogenetic analysis of genitalic morphology and sexual size dimorphism in web-building spiders (Araneae: Araneoidea). Evolution 59: 1989-1999. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roth, V. D. (1985). Spider genera of North America. American Arachnological Society, Gainesville. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schult, J. (1983b). Simple bulbs in male spiders - primitive or derived? (Arachnida: Araneae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 26: 155-160. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schult, J. & Sellenschlo, U. (1983). Morphologie und Funktion der Genitalstrukturen bei Nephila (Arach., Aran., Araneidae). Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen Zoologischen Museum und Institut 80: 221-230. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1873). Les aranéides de la Guyane française. Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 9: 113-150, 261-286. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2(for 1837), 1-549. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wiehle, H. (1967b). Meta,-eine semientelegyne Gattung der Araneae (Arach.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 48: 183-196. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1986). Spinnenfauna gestern und heute: Fossile Spinnen in Bernstein und ihre heute lebenden Verwandten. Quelle & Meyer, Wiesbaden, 283 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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