Taxon details


Acanthepeira stellata (Walckenaer, 1805)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-04-02
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014421]
  • Distribution: Canada to Mexico
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Taxonomic references
Epeira stellata Walckenaer, 1805: 65 (Df).
Epeira nobilis Walckenaer, 1841: 119 (Df).
Epeira cerasiae Walckenaer, 1841: 119 (Df).
Epeira iris Walckenaer, 1841: 120 (Df).
Plectana stellata Walckenaer, 1841: 171.
Epeira stellata Hentz, 1850: 22, pl. 3, f. 12 (f).
Epeira stellata Keyserling, 1864: 140, pl. 6, f. 24-25 (f).
Acrosoma stellatum Butler, 1873b: 427.
Acanthepeira stellata Marx, 1883: 22.
Epeira stellata Emerton, 1884: 319, pl. 34, f. 17, pl. 37, f. 3-5 (f, Dm).
Cyrtarachne mexicana O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1893b: pl. 14, f. 13 (f, nomen nudum).
Cyrtarachne dugesi O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1893b: 113 (Df).
Marxia nobilis McCook, 1894: 194, pl. 13, f. 7-9 (mf).
Marxia stellata McCook, 1894: 193, pl. 12, f. 4-5 (mf).
Araneus stellata Simon, 1895a: 801.
Epeira stellata Emerton, 1902: 179, f. 419-420 (f).
Marxia stellata F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 481, pl. 45, f. 21-22 (mf).
Araneus cerasiae Petrunkevitch, 1911: 285.
Araneus iris Petrunkevitch, 1911: 298.
Acanthepeira stellata Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 105 (S).
Acanthepeira stellata Kaston, 1948: 234, f. 714-716, 734 (mf).
Acanthepeira venusta Bryant, 1949c: 175, f. 4-5 (m, misidentified).
Acanthepeira stellata Levi, 1976: 364, f. 12-23 (mf, designated as type species).
Acanthepeira stellata Levi, 1978b: 10, f. 12-14 (m).
Acanthepeira stellata Breene et al., 1993: 103, f. 152A-C (mf).
Acanthepeira stellata Levi, 2002: 538, f. 60-61, 220-221 (mf).
Acanthepeira stellata Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 41, f. 251-253 (mf).
Acanthepeira stellata Cabra-García & Hormiga, 2020: 1016, f. 20A-B, 22C,H, 24A-B, 26A, 30A, 33C, 40A-B, 47E, 51E, 54G, 58C, 62D, 64E, 75A-F, 109A-F (mf).
References

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bryant, E. B. (1949c). Acanthepeira venusta (Banks) (Araneae). Psyche, Cambridge 56: 175-179. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Butler, A. G. (1873b). A list of the spiders of the genus Acrosoma. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 41(2): 420-429. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1873.tb00505.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Cabra-García, J. & Hormiga, G. (2020). Exploring the impact of morphology, multiple sequence alignment and choice of optimality criteria in phylogenetic inference: a case study with the Neotropical orb-weaving spider genus Wagneriana (Araneae: Araneidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 188(4): 976-1151. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz088 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1944). Spiders of the Georgia region of North America. Bulletin of the University of Utah 35(9): 1-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1884). New England spiders of the family Epeiridae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 6: 295-342. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, 225 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.5617 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1864). Beschreibungen neuer und wenig bekannter Arten aus der Familie Orbitelae Latr. oder Epeiridae Sund. Sitzungsberichte und Abhandlungen der Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft Isis in Dresden 1863: 63-98, 119-154. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1976). The orb-weaver genera Verrucosa, Acanthepeira, Wagneriana, Acacesia, Wixia, Scoloderus and Alpaida north of Mexico. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 147: 351-391. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1978b). Orb-webs and phylogeny of orb-weavers. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 42: 1-15. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2002). Keys to the genera of araneid orbweavers (Araneae, Araneidae) of the Americas. Journal of Arachnology 30: 527-562. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marx, G. (1883). Araneina. In: Howard, L. O. (ed.) A list of the invertebrate fauna of South Carolina. Charleston, pp. 21-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1893b). Arachnida. Araneida. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 1, 105-120. 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

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1805). Tableau des aranéides ou caractères essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions. Paris, 88 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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2020-04-02 New taxonomic reference entry Cabra-García & Hormiga, 2020 n/a