Taxon details

Araneus bicentenarius (McCook, 1888)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-06-10
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada
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Taxonomic references
Epeira gigas Leach, 1815: 132, pl. 109 (Df; N.B.: Levi, 1971a: 143, older name suppressed by petition to ICZN).
Epeira bicentennaria McCook, 1888b: 194, f. 3 (Df, lapsus, corrected by McCook, 1894: 186).
Aranea kisatchia Archer, 1951a: 27, f. 69 (Df).
Aranea bicentenaria Archer, 1951a: 31, f. 68, 78 (removed f from S of A. angulatus, Dm).
Araneus bicentenarius Levi, 1971a: 143, f. 15-26 (mf, S).
Araneus bicentenarius Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 42, f. 257-259 (mf).
Araneus bicentenarius Dondale et al., 2003: 209, f. 428-435 (mf).

Archer, A. F. (1951a). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 1. American Museum Novitates 1487: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D., Redner, J. H., Paquin, P. & Levi, H. W. (2003). The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 23. The orb-weaving spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 371 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Leach, W. E. (1815). Zoological miscellany; being descriptions of new and interesting animals. London, 2, 1-154 (Araneae, pp. 131-134). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1971a). The diadematus group of the orb-weaver genus Araneus north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 141: 131-179. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1888b). Descriptive notes of new American species of orbweaving spiders. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 40: 193-199. 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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-06-10 Taxonomic reference assigned to new taxon Taxonomic reference entry assigned to Araneus marmoreus Clerck, 1757
2019-06-10 New taxonomic reference entry Comstock, 1910 n/a