Taxon details

Argiope protensa L. Koch, 1872

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Guinea, Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Argiope protensa L. Koch, 1872, (3377)
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0001748)
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0001747) of Argiope syrmatica L. Koch, 1872
Taxonomic references
Argiope protensa L. Koch, 1872a: 211, pl. 18, F. 8 (Df).
Argiope syrmatica L. Koch, 1872a: 213, pl. 18, f. 9 (Df).
Epeira attenuata Urquhart, 1885: 33, pl. 9, f. 1 (Df).
Arachnura longicauda Urquhart, 1885: 34, pl. 9, f. 2, 10 (Df).
Argiope multifasciata Thorell, 1892a: 226 (Dj).
Argiope extensa Rainbow, 1897b: 519, pl. 17, f. 5 (Df) [].
Argiope pallida Rainbow, 1897b: 521, pl. 17, f. 6 (Df).
Argiope gracilis Rainbow, 1897b: 522, pl. 17, f. 7 (Df; preoccupied by Blackwall, 1866 sub Argyopes).
Argiope haynesi Hogg, 1914b: 73, pl. 1, f. 3 (Df).
Argiope gracillima Roewer, 1955c: 742 (replacement name for A. gracilis).
Argiope protensa Main, 1964: 102, f. F-H (f).
Argiope protensa Chrysanthus, 1971: 15, f. 17-19 (f).
Argiope protensa Levi, 1983: 284, f. 98-106 (f, Dm, S).
Argiope protensa Jäger, 2012c: 294, f. 65-67 (m).

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

Hogg, H. R. (1914b). Spiders from the Montebello Islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 84(1): 69-92, Pl. I-II. 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

Koch, L. (1872a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 3-7]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 105-368, pl. 8-28. 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

Main, B. Y. (1964). Spiders of Australia: A Guide to their Identification with Brief Notes on the Natural History of Common Forms. Jacaranda Press, Brisbane, 124 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. (1897b). Descriptions of some new Araneidae of New South Wales. No. 8. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 22: 514-553. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roewer, C. F. (1955c). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940, bzw. 1954. 2. Band, Abt. a (Lycosaeformia, Dionycha [excl. Salticiformia]). 2. Band, Abt. b (Salticiformia, Cribellata) (Synonyma-Verzeichnis, Gesamtindex). Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles, 1751 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1892a). Novae species aranearum a Cel. Th. Workman in ins. Singapore collectae. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 24(3): 209-252. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Urquhart, A. T. (1885). On the spiders of New Zealand. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 17: 31-53. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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