Taxon details

Araneus pratensis (Emerton, 1884)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2021-12-13
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: USA, Canada
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Taxonomic references
Singa pratensis Emerton, 1884: 322, pl. 34, f. 15, pl. 37, f. 14-15 (Dmf).
Epeira reptilis Keyserling, 1893: 244, pl. 12, f. 182 (Dm).
Singa rubella Keyserling, 1893: 284, pl. 14, f. 209 (Df).
Epeira reptilis McCook, 1894: 165, pl. 6, f. 6 (m).
Singa listeri McCook, 1894: 231, pl. 19, f. 3-4 (Dmf).
Araneus praticola Simon, 1895a: 807.
Araneus reptilis Petrunkevitch, 1911: 312.
Singa pratensis Muma, 1943: 99, pl. XIV, f. 7 (f).
Singa pratensis Kaston, 1948: 240, f. 745, 758-759 (mf).
Singa pratensis Shear, 1967: 10, f. 26-27 (m).
Araneus pratensis Levi, 1972a: 231 (Tmf from Singa).
Araneus pratensis Levi, 1973: 492, f. 2, 21-31 (mf, S).
Araneus pratensis Kaston, 1977: 30, f. 23-24 (f).
Araneus pratensis Dondale et al., 2003: 237, f. 517-523 (mf).

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

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

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

Kaston, B. J. (1977). Supplement to the spiders of Connecticut. Journal of Arachnology 4: 1-72. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1893). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Epeiridae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 4, 209-377. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1972a). The orb-weaver genera Singa and Hypsosinga in America (Araneae: Araneidae). Psyche, Cambridge 78(4, 1971): 229-256. doi:10.1155/1971/76327 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1973). Small orb-weavers of the genus Araneus north of Mexico (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 145: 473-552. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Muma, M. H. (1943). Common spiders of Maryland. Natural History Society of Maryland, Baltimore, 179 pp. 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

Shear, W. A. (1967). Expanding the palpi of male spiders. Breviora 259: 1-27. 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

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