Taxon details

Argiope anasuja Thorell, 1887

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-30
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Seychelles, Maldives, Iran, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Australia (Cocos Is.)
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  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Argiope plagiata Karsch, 1891, (6738, 9318, 9318a)
Taxonomic references
Argiope anasuja Thorell, 1887: 162 (D).
Argiope plagiata Karsch, 1892: 279, pl. 10, f. 5 (Df).
Argiope plagiata Strand, 1907k: 167, f. 5 (f).
Argiope anasuja fletcheri Hirst, 1911: 385, f. 3 (Df).
Argiope anasuja Gravely, 1921a: 412, f. 3a (f).
Argiope anasuja Grasshoff, 1980: 389 (S).
Argiope anasuja Tikader, 1982a: 127, f. 239-242 (f).
Argiope anasuja Levi, 1983: 293, f. 167-172 (f, Dm, S).
Argiope anasuja Saaristo, 2010: 48, f. 4.66-71 (mf).
Argiope anasuja Jäger, 2012c: 299, f. 84-87 (mf).

Grasshoff, M. (1980). Contributions à l'étude de la faune terrestre des îles granitiques de l'archipel des Séchelles (Mission P.L.G. Benoit - J.J. Van Mol 1972). Araneidae-Argiopinae, Araneidae-Araneinae (Araneae). Revue Zoologique Africaine 94: 387-409. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gravely, F. H. (1921a). The spiders and scorpions of Barkuda Island. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 22: 399-421, pl. 17-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hirst, A. S. (1911). The Araneae, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. In: Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905 under the leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2 14(3): 379-395. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1911.tb00535.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Jäger, P. (2012c). A review on the spider genus Argiope Audouin 1826 with special emphasis on broken emboli in female epigynes (Araneae: Araneidae: Argiopinae). Beiträge zur Araneologie 7: 272-331, 358-362. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1892). Arachniden von Ceylon und von Minikoy gesammelt von den Herren Doctoren P. und F. Sarasin. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 36(2, 1891): 267-310, pl. 10-12. [published mid March 1892] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1983). The orb-weaver genera Argiope, Gea, and Neogea from the western Pacific region (Araneae: Araneidae, Argiopinae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 150(5): 247-338. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1907k). Süd- und ostasiatische Spinnen. Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Görlitz 25: 107-215. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1887). Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 25: 5-417. 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

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