Taxon details

Trichonephila sexpunctata (Giebel, 1867)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-06-15
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoological Museum of the Martin-Luther-University, Halle (Saale) (ZMUH), Germany (search of type material, 24.05.2019); f (1559)
Taxonomic references
Nephila sexpunctata Giebel, 1867a: 325 (Df).
Nephila fontanae Holmberg, 1876: 18 (Df).
Nephila chacoensis Badcock, 1932: 16, f. 11 (Dmf; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).
Nephila dubia Badcock, 1932: 17 (Df).
Nephila sexpunctata Mello-Leitão, 1941d: 155, f. 51 (m).
Nephila sexpunctata Mello-Leitão, 1944b: 321 (removed f from S of N. clavipes vespucea, S).
Nephila sexpunctata Levi & Eickstedt, 1989: 46, f. 5-15 (f, Sm).
Nephila sexpunctata Kuntner, Coddington & Schneider, 2009: 1453, f. 2C (f).
Trichonephila sexpunctata Kuntner et al., 2019: 557 (T from Nephila).

Badcock, H. D. (1932). Reports of an expedition to Paraguay and Brazil in 1926–7, supported by the Trustees of the Percy Sladen Memorial Fund and the Executive Committee of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. Arachnida from the Paraguayan Chaco. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 38(257): 1-48. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1932.tb00987.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Giebel, C. G. (1867a). Neue Spinne, Nephila sexpunctata, von Mendoza. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 30: 325-326. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holmberg, E. L. (1876). Arácnidos argentinos. Anales de Agricultura de la República Argentina 4: 1-30. 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., Hamilton, C. A., Cheng, R.-C., Gregorič, M., Lupse, N., Lokovsek, T., Lemmon, E. M., Lemmon, A. R., Agnarsson, I., Coddington, J. A. & Bond, J. E. (2019). Golden orbweavers ignore biological rules: phylogenomic and comparative analyses unravel a complex evolution of sexual size dimorphism. Systematic Biology 68(4): 555-572. doi:10.1093/sysbio/syy082 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

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1941d). Las arañas de Córdoba, La Rioja, Catamarca, Tucumán, Salta y Jujuy colectadas por los Profesores Birabén. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 2: 99-198. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1944b). Arañas de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S., Zool.) 3: 311-393. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-06-15 New taxonomic reference entry Kuntner et al., 2019 n/a
2019-06-15 Species transferred to new genus Kuntner et al., 2019 Species transferred from Nephila to Trichonephila