Taxon details

Nephilengys papuana Thorell, 1881

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Guinea, Australia (Queensland)
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Taxonomic references
Nephilengys malabarensis papuana Thorell, 1881: 156 (Df).
Nephilengys rainbowi Hogg, 1899: 141, pl. 13, f. 1 (Df).
Nephila malabarensis Chrysanthus, 1959: 199, f. 4, 8, 28 (f, misidentified).
Nephila malabarensis Chrysanthus, 1971: 42, f. 92-93 (m, misidentified).
Nephilengys papuana Kuntner, 2007: 127, f. 26A-E, 27A-C, 28A-D, 29A-D, 30A-F, 31A-D, 32A-D (removed f from S of N. malabarensis, Sm).
Nephilengys papuana Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008: 167, f. 8J, N-P (mf).
Nephilengys papuana Kuntner, Coddington & Schneider, 2009: 1453, f. 2B, D (f).

Chrysanthus, P. (1959). Spiders from south New Guinea II. Nova Guinea N.S. 10: 197-206. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1971). Further notes on the spiders of New Guinea I (Argyopidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen 113: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hogg, H. R. (1899). Notes on some spiders from the Upper Endeavour River, Queensland, with description of two new species. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria (new ser.) 11: 137-147. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kuntner, M. (2007). A monograph of Nephilengys, the pantropical 'hermit spiders' (Araneae, Nephilidae, Nephilinae). Systematic Entomology 32: 95-135. 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

Thorell, T. (1881). Studi sui Ragni Malesi e Papuani. III. Ragni dell'Austro Malesia e del Capo York, conservati nel Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 17: 1-727. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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