Taxon details

Araniella nympha (Simon, 1889)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-09-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Pakistan, India, China
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Type deposit provide information
  • It is widely assumed that most of the type material from Simon can be found in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, France
Taxonomic references
Epeira nympha Simon, 1889i: 339 (Df).
Araneus nympha Tikader & Bal, 1981: 55, f. 121-124 (f).
Araneus nympha Tikader, 1982a: 235, f. 458-461 (f).
Araneus nympha Hu & Li, 1987b: 263, f. 10.1-4 (f).
Araneus nympha Yin et al., 1997d: 148, f. 63a-d (f).
Araneus nympha Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 240, f. 139J-L, 148N (f).
Araneus nympha Hu, 2001: 445, f. 289.1-4, 290.1-4 (f, Dm).
Araneus nympha Sen et al., 2015: 121, f. 765-770, pl. 23 (f).
Araniella nympha Zamani & Marusik, 2020d: 364 (T from Araneus).

Hu, J. L. & Li, A. H. (1987b). The spiders collected from the fields and the forests of Xizang Autonomous Region, China. (II). Agricultural Insects, Spiders, Plant Diseases and Weeds of Xizang 2: 247-353. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. (2001). Spiders in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of China. Henan Science and Technology Publishing House, 658 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of reserve forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. [N.B.: at the journal's website meanwhile a new version (created in 2020) is online, with changed authorship:] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1889i). Arachnides de l'Himalaya, recueillis par MM. Oldham et Wood-Mason, et faisant partie des collections de l'Indian Museum. Première partie. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, part II (Natural History) 58(4): 334-344. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Bal, A. (1981). Studies on some orb-weaving spiders of the genera Neoscona Simon and Araneus Clerck of the family Araneidae (=Argiopidae) from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 24: 1-60. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982a). Part 1. Family Araneidae (= Argiopidae). Typical orb-weavers. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 1-293. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Wang, J. F., Zhu, M. S., Xie, L. P., Peng, X. J. & Bao, Y. H. (1997d). Fauna Sinica: Arachnida: Araneae: Araneidae. Science Press, Beijing, 460 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Zamani, A. & Marusik, Y. M. (2020d). Two new species of Araniella (Aranei: Araneidae) from Western Himalaya, with notes on species reported from India. Arthropoda Selecta 29(3): 361-366. doi:10.15298/arthsel.29.3.09 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-09-30 New taxonomic reference entry Zamani & Marusik, 2020d n/a
2020-09-30 Species transferred to new genus Zamani & Marusik, 2020d Species transferred from Araneus to Araniella
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a