Taxon details

Cyclosa insulana (Costa, 1834)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2018-02-01
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Mediterranean to Japan, India to Papua New Guinea, Australia
Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); f (A0003399) of Cyrtophora interalbicans Bösenberg & Lenz, 1895
  • Syntype: Muséum national d'histoire naturelle (MNHN), Paris, France; mm ff of Cyclosa propinqua (Levy, 1998a)
Taxonomic references
Epeira insulana Costa, 1834: 65 (Df).
Epeira anseripes Walckenaer, 1841: 146 (Df).
Epeira trituberculata Lucas, 1846: 248, pl. 15, f. 4 (Df).
Epeira moesta Blackwall, 1865a: 94 (Dm).
Singa trituberculata Canestrini & Pavesi, 1868: 790.
Cyrtophora argentea Ausserer, 1871b: 821, pl. 5, f. 8 (Dj).
Cyclosa trituberculata Simon, 1874a: 43.
Cyrtophora melanura Simon, 1877b: 72, pl. 3, f. 9 (Df).
Cyclosa propinqua Simon, 1882b: 230 (Dmf).
Cyclosa insulana Thorell, 1892b: 232.
Cyrtophora interalbicans Bösenberg & Lenz, 1895: 42, pl. 2, f. 23 (Df).
Epeira insulana Workman, 1896: 36, pl. 36 (mf).
Cyclosa insulana Bösenberg & Strand, 1906: 205, pl. 4, f. 22, pl. 11, f. 243-244, pl. 15, f. 396 (Dmf).
Cyclosa insulana Strand, 1918: 95, pl. 2, f. 6-7 (f).
Cyclosa insulana Berland, 1936: 87 (S).
Cyclosa insulana Roewer, 1938: 37, f. 25 (f).
Cyclosa insulana Nakatsudi, 1942a: 306, f. 23-25 (f).
Cyclosa insulana Saito, 1959: 99, f. 113a-d (f).
Cyclosa insulana Chrysanthus, 1961b: 199, f. 19-27, 80 (mf).
Cyclosa insulana Tikader, 1966b: 152, f. 35-38 (f).
Cyclosa insulana Levi, 1977a: 74, f. 24-29 (mf).
Cyclosa insulana Locket, 1980: 123, f. 29-31 (f).
Cyclosa insulana Tikader, 1982a: 201, f. 394-398 (f).
Cyclosa insulana Yaginuma, 1986a: 121, f. 64.6 (mf).
Cyclosa insulana Tanikawa, 1992b: 32, f. 61-62 (m).
Cyclosa insulana Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 598, f. 374a-f, 375a-g (mf).
Cyclosa insulana Groppali, Guerci & Pesarini, 1998: 73, f. 2, 4, 6 (m).
Cyclosa insulana Saaristo, 2010: 36, f. 4.13-16 (mf).
Cyclosa insulana Dixit & Ade, 2017: 947, pl. 2A-I (f).

Ausserer, A. (1871b). Neue Radspinnen. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 21: 815-832, pl. 5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A. (1995). Riceland spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 700 pp., 16 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Berland, L. (1936). Mission de M. A. Chevalier aux iles du Cap Vert (1934). 1. Araignées. Revue Française d'Entomologie 3: 67-88. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Blackwall, J. (1865a). Descriptions of recently discovered spiders collected in the Cape de Verde Islands by John Gray, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (3) 16(92): 80-101. doi:10.1080/00222936508679383 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bösenberg, W. & Lenz, H. (1895). Ostafrikanische Spinnen gesammelt von Herrn Dr. F. Stuhlmann in den Jahren 1888 und 1889. Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 12(2): 27-51. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Bösenberg, W. & Strand, E. (1906). Japanische Spinnen. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 30: 93-422. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Canestrini, G. & Pavesi, P. (1868). Araneidi italiani. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali 11: 738-872. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1961b). Spiders from south New Guinea IV. Nova Guinea, Zoology 10: 195-214. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Costa, O. G. (1834). Cenni zoologici, ossia descripzione sommaria delle specie nuove di animali discoperti in diverse contrade del Regno nell'anno 1834. Annuario Zoologico 1834: 1-90 (Araneae, pp. 64-66). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dixit, G. S. & Ade, P. P. (2017). Revision of spiders from the genus Cyclosa (Araneae: Araneidae) with description of three new species and the first record of male of C. conica and C. purnai from India. International Journal of Researches in Biosciences, Agriculture and Technology 5(Special Issue 2): 945-953. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Groppali, R., Guerci, P. & Pesarini, C. (1998). Appunti sui Ragni (Arachnida, Araneae) della costa orientale di Eivissa (Ibiza), con la descrizione di una nuova specie: Cyclosa groppalii Pesarini (Araneidae). Boletín de la Sociedad de Historia Natural de Baleares 41: 65-74. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1977a). The American orb-weaver genera Cyclosa, Metazygia and Eustala north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 148: 61-127. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Locket, G. H. (1980). Some spiders from the Comoro Islands. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 5(3): 117-128. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lucas, H. (1846). Histoire naturelle des animaux articulés. In: Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842 publiée par ordre du Gouvernement et avec le concours d'une commission académique. Paris, Sciences physiques, Zoologie 1, 89-271, pl. 1-17. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.112444 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nakatsudi, K. (1942a). Arachnida from Izu-Sitito. Journal of Agricultural Science Tokyo Nogyo Daigaku 1(4): 287-328, pl. 11-12. 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

Saaristo, M. I. (2010). Araneae. In: Gerlach, J. & Marusik, Y. M. (eds.) Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester, pp. 8-306. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saitō, S. (1959). The Spider Book Illustrated in Colours. Hokuryukan, Tokyo, 194 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1874a). Les arachnides de France. Paris 1, 1-272. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1877b). Etudes arachnologiques. 5e Mémoire. IX. Arachnides recueillis aux îles Phillipines par MM. G. A. Baer et Laglaise. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (5) 7: 53-96. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1882b). Étude sur les arachnides de l'Yemen méridional. In: Viaggio ad Assab nel Mar Rosso, dei signori G. Doria ed O. Beccari con il R. Aviso "Esploratore" dal 16 Novembre 1879 al 26 Febbraio 1880. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 18: 207-260, pl. 8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1918). Zur Kenntnis japanischer Spinnen, I und II. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 82(A11, 1916): 73-113, pl. 1-2. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (1992b). A revisional study of the Japanese spiders of the genus Cyclosa (Araneae: Araneidae). Acta Arachnologica 41(1): 11-85. doi:10.2476/asjaa.41.11 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1892b). On some spiders from the Andaman Islands, collected by E. W. Oates, Esq. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 9(51): 226-237. doi:10.1080/00222939208677308 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1966b). Studies on spider fauna of Khasi and Jaintia Hills, Assam, India. Journal of the Assam Science Society 9: 139-154. 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

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

Workman, T. (1896). Malaysian spiders. Belfast, pp. 25-104. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1986a). Spiders of Japan in color (new ed.). Hoikusha Publishing Co., Osaka, 305 pp., 64 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2018-02-01 New taxonomic reference entry Dixit & Ade, 2017 n/a
2017-04-08 Species distribution update Lopez, 2010 n/a (Old value)