Taxon details

Argiope catenulata (Doleschall, 1859)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-08-03
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India to Philippines, New Guinea, Australia (Northern Territory)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0003395) of Argiope pelewensis Keyserling, 1886
Taxonomic references
Epeira catenulata Doleschall, 1859: 30, pl. 9, f. 1 (Df).
Argiope opulenta Thorell, 1859: 299 (Df).
Epeira stellata Stoliczka, 1869: 234, pl. 18, f. 6 (Df).
Argiope pelewensis Keyserling, 1886a: 136, pl. 11, f. 2 (Df).
Argiope catenulata Kolosváry, 1931: 1071, pl. 30, f. 5 (f).
Argiope catenulata Chrysanthus, 1958a: 240, f. 13-18, 22 (mf).
Metargiope ornatus turricula Marapao, 1965: 47, pl. 3, f. 5-11 (Dmf).
Argiope catenulata Yin, 1978: 4, f. 10A-C (f).
Argiope catenulata Song, 1980: 101, f. 47a-c (f).
Argiope catenulata Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 35, f. 56-58 (f).
Argiope catenulata Tikader, 1982a: 121, f. 227-230 (f).
Argiope catenulata Levi, 1983: 274, f. 36-41 (mf, S).
Argiope ornata turricula Brignoli, 1983c: 243.
Argiope catenulata Hu, 1984: 103, f. 98.1-3 (f).
Argiope catenulata Feng, 1990: 66, f. 41.1-6 (mf).
Argiope catenulata Amalin, Barrion & Rueda, 1992: 37, f. 1a-e, 2a-c (mf).
Argiope catenulata Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 570, f. 353a-e, 354a-c (mf).
Argiope catenulata Yin et al., 1997d: 70, f. 4a-h (mf).
Argiope catenulata Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 261, f. 151O-P, 152Q, 153K (mf).
Argiope catenulata Yin et al., 2012: 574, f. 275a-h (mf).
Argiope catenulata Jäger, 2012c: 282, f. 8-9 (mf).
Argiope catenulata Brown & Henderson, 2019: 98, f. 2-5 (m habitus, f).

Amalin, D. M., Barrion, A. A. & Rueda, L. M. (1992). Morphology and cytology of Argiope catenulata (Doleschall) (Araneae: Araneidae). Asia Life Sciences 1: 35-44. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A. (1995). Riceland spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, xix + 700 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brignoli, P. M. (1983c). A catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981. Manchester University Press, 755 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Brown, G. R. & Henderson, C. L. (2019). First record of the Grass Cross Spider (Argiope catenulata) of the family Araneidae in Australia. Northern Territory Naturalist 29: 98-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1958a). Spiders from south New Guinea I. Nova Guinea N.S. 9: 235-243. 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

Feng, Z. Q. (1990). Spiders of China in colour. Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House, 256 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hu, J. L. (1984). The Chinese spiders collected from the fields and the forests. Tianjin Press of Science and Techniques, 482 pp. 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

Keyserling, E. (1886a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet. Zweiter Theil [Lieferung 33-34]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 87-152, pl. 7-12. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kolosváry, G. (1931). Variations-Studien über "Gasteracantha" und "Argyope" Arten. Archivio Zoologico Italiano 16: 1055-1085. 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

Song, D. X. (ed.) (1980). [Farm Spiders]. Science Press, Beijing, 247 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei University of Science and Techology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Stoliczka, F. (1869). Contribution towards the knowledge of Indian Arachnoidea. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 38(pt.2): 201-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1859). Nya exotiska Epeirider. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 16: 299-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Biswas, B. (1981). Spider fauna of Calcutta and vicinity: Part-I. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 30: 1-149. 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. (1978). [A study on the general orb-weaver spiders and wolf-spiders (Araneae: Araneidae, Lycosidae) from rice fields]. Journal of Hunan Teachers College (nat. Sci. Ed.) 1978(10): 1-21. 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, xiii + 460 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-08-03 New taxonomic reference entry Brown & Henderson, 2019 n/a
2019-08-03 Species distribution update Brown & Henderson, 2019 n/a (Old value)