Taxon details

Argiope appensa (Walckenaer, 1841)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-10-20
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Taiwan to New Guinea. Introduced to Hawaii
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  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0003393), f (A0003451) of Argiope chrysorrhoea L. Koch, 1871
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Argiope chrysorrhoea L. Koch, 1871, (3379)
Taxonomic references
Epeira appensa Walckenaer, 1841: 111 (Df).
Epeira crenulata Doleschall, 1857: 414 (Df).
Epeira crenulata Doleschall, 1859: pl. 3, f. 7 (f).
Argiope chrysorrhoea L. Koch, 1871: 38, pl. 3, f. 5 (Df).
Argiope crenulata Thorell, 1878b: 30 (Dm).
Coganargiope reticulata Kishida, 1936a: 27, f. 6-11 (Dmf).
Argiope crenulata Roewer, 1938: 33, f. 23 (f).
Coganargiope reticulata Nakatsudi, 1943a: 154, f. 5a-b, pl. XXII, f. 1-2 (mf).
Argiope schoenigi Marapao, 1965: 44, pl. 1, f. 1-6 (Dmf).
Argiope appensa Chrysanthus, 1971: 10, f. 4-8 (mf).
Argiope appensa Levi, 1983: 308, f. 271-278 (mf, S).
Argiope appensa Jäger, 2012c: 309, f. 147-151 (mf).

Chrysanthus, P. (1971). Further notes on the spiders of New Guinea I (Argyopidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen 113: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Doleschall, L. (1857). Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch-Indie 13: 339-434. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Doleschall, L. (1859). Tweede Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Indica-Neerlandica 5: 1-60. 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

Kishida, K. (1936a). A synopsis of the Japanese spiders of the genus Argiope in broad sense. Acta Arachnologica 1(1): 14-27. doi:10.2476/asjaa.1.14 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1871). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 1-2]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 1-104, pl. 1-8. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 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: 247-338. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marapao, B. P. (1965). Three species of spiders of the subfamily Argiopidae [sic] from Cebu. Junior Philippine Scientist 2: 43-55. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nakatsudi, K. (1943a). Some Arachnida from Micronesia. Journal of Agricultural Science Tokyo Nogyo Daigaku 2: 147-180, pl. 12-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1938). Araneae. In: Résultats scientifiques du Voyage aux indes orientales néerlandaises de la SS. AA. RR. le Prince et la Princesse Leopold de Belgique. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 3(19): 1-94. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1878b). Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. II. Ragni di Amboina raccolti Prof. O. Beccari. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 13: 1-317. 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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