Taxon details

Argiope bougainvilla (Walckenaer, 1847)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Guinea to Solomon Is.
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); Argiope leopardina clavifemur Strand, 1915, 3 j (f), 3 f (3545-)
Taxonomic references
Epeira bougainvilla Walckenaer, 1847a: 473 (Df).
Argiope bougainvilla L. Koch, 1871: 42.
Argiope vanicorensis Simon, 1898b: 272 (Df).
Argiope leopardina Pocock, 1898b: 461, pl. 19, f. 2 (Df).
Argiope leopardina clavifemur Strand, 1915d: 216 (Df).
Argiope bougainvilla Levi, 1983: 312, f. 286-291 (f, Dm, S).

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

Pocock, R. I. (1898b). Scorpions, Pedipalpi and spiders from the Solomon Islands. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 1(6): 457-475, pl. 19. doi:10.1080/00222939808678002 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1898b). Etudes arachnologiques. 28e Mémoire. XLIII. Arachnides recueillis par M. le Dr Ph. François en Nouvelle Calédonie, aux Nouvelles-Hebrides (Mallicolo) et à l'île de Vanikoro. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 66: 271-276. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1915d). Indoaustralische, papuanische und polynesische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums, gesammelt von Dr E. Wolf, Dr J. Elbert u. a. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Hanseatischen Südsee-Expedition 1909. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 36(2): 179-274, pl. 13-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1847a). Dernier Supplément. In: Walckenaer, C. A. & P. Gervais (eds.) Histoire naturelles des Insects. Aptères. Paris 4, 365-564. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

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