Taxon details

Argiope caesarea Thorell, 1897

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-07-05
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Myanmar, China
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 3f (A0003394)
Taxonomic references
Argiope caesarea Thorell, 1897b: 7 (Df).
Argiope kalimpongensis Sinha, 1952: 77, f. 3a-c (Df) [].
Argiope sikkimensis Tikader, 1970: 28, f. 18a-b (Df) [].
Argiope kalimpongensis Tikader, 1982a: 125, f. 235-238 (f, S of Argiope sikkimensis).
Argiope caesarea Levi, 1983: 279, f. 56-60 (f, S of Argiope kalimpongensis).
Argiope caesarea Yin et al., 1989: 62, f. 2A-C (f).
Argiope caesares Yin et al., 1997d: 71, f. 5a-f (f).
Argiope caesarea Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 261, f. 151L-N, 153I (f).
Argiope caesarea Mi, Zhang & Wang, 2024: 11, f. 4A-J, 5A-D, 6A-E (Dmf).

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

Mi, X. Q., Zhang, T. & Wang, C. (2024). Description of two species of the orb-weaver spider genus Argiope Audouin, 1826 (Araneae, Araneidae) from Xizang, China. Biodiversity Data Journal 12(e125601): 1-14. doi:10.3897/BDJ.12.e125601 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sinha, T. B. (1952). Some Indian spiders of the family Argiopidae. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta 49: 67-88. 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

Thorell, T. (1897b). Araneae paucae Asiae australis. Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 22(IV, 6): 1-36. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1970). Spider fauna of Sikkim. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 64: 1-83. 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., Zhang, Y. J., Peng, X. J. & Chen, X. O. (1989). The study of the subfamily [sic] Argiope from China (Araneae, Araneidae). Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Normalis Hunanensis 12: 60-69. download pdf 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

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2024-07-05 New taxonomic reference entry Mi, Zhang & Wang, 2024 n/a
2024-07-05 First description of male Mi, Zhang & Wang, 2024 n/a (Old value)