Taxon details


Cyrtophora moluccensis (Doleschall, 1857)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-16
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015827]
  • Distribution: India to Japan, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Solomon Is., Palau, Micronesia, Fiji, Tonga, French Polynesia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Queensland Museum, Brisbane (QMB), Australia; f (W 3516) of Cyrtophora albopunctata (Davies & Gallon, 1986)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; 1f 3j (3273, 3287) of Cyrtophora moluccensis albidinota (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; 3f 1f (subadult) (3270, 3272) of Cyrtophora moluccensis bukae (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; 15f (3271, 3301, 3305, 3306, 3310) of Cyrtophora moluccensis rubicundinota (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 2m (A0003407) of Epeira hieroglyphica
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 3f (A0003408) of Epeira maritima
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); 2m (3343) of Epeira hieroglyphica
  • Syntype: Queensland Museum, Brisbane (QMB), Australia; 6f 2j (W 3508-3515) of Cyrtophora simoni (Davies & Gallon, 1986)
Taxonomic references
Epeira moluccensis Doleschall, 1857: 418 (Df).
Epeira maritima Keyserling, 1865: 813, pl. 18, f. 22-23 (Df).
Epeira hieroglyphica L. Koch, 1871: 89, pl. 7, f. 8 (Dm).
Argiope leuco-picta Urquhart, 1890a: 234 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015824].
Euetria moluccensis Thorell, 1890a: 111.
Argiope marxii McCook, 1894: 223, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Simon, 1895a: 770, f. 846 (m).
Araneus moluccensis Pocock, 1897c: 599, pl. 25, f. 9 (f).
Cyrtophora simoni Rainbow, 1898a: 337, pl. 7, f. 4 (Df).
Cyrtophora albopunctata Rainbow, 1898a: 339, pl. 7, f. 5 (Df).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Kulczyński, 1910: 394, pl. 17, f. 5 (f).
Aranea moluccensis albidinota Strand, 1911b: 203 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015828].
Aranea moluccensis bukae Strand, 1911b: 203 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015829].
Aranea moluccensis rubicundinota Strand, 1911b: 202 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015832].
Cyrtophora moluccensis albidinota Strand, 1915d: 217, pl. 17, f. 66 (f).
Cyrtophora moluccensis bukae Strand, 1915d: 217, pl. 17, f. 67 (f).
Cyrtophora moluccensis rubicundinota Strand, 1915d: 217, pl. 14, f. 18 (f).
Suzumia moluccensis Nakatsudi, 1943a: 160, f. 9, pl. XXIII, f. 1 (f).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Yaginuma, 1958c: 14, f. 2F-H (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Chrysanthus, 1959: 199, f. 1, 9, 30 (f).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Lee, 1966: 47, f. 15a-c, i (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Levi, 1968a: 334 (S).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Chrysanthus, 1971: 19, f. 31-33 (m).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Tikader, 1982a: 172, f. 326-330 (f).
Cyrtophora leucopicta Levi, 1983: 260 (Tf from Argiope).
Argiope thai Levi, 1983: 292, f. 152-156 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:015414].
Cyrtophora moluccensis Hu, 1984: 112, f. 109.1-3 (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Davies & Gallon, 1986: 232, 233 (S of Cyrtophora albopunctata and C. simoni).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Davies, 1988b: 320, f. 42 (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Feng, 1990: 82, f. 57.1-4 (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Chen & Gao, 1990: 61, f. 74a-b (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Chen & Zhang, 1991: 105, f. 99.1-4 (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Koh, 1991: 179, f. 15-17 (f).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Song, Zhu & Li, 1993: 872, f. 38A-C (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Yin et al., 1997d: 285, f. 195a-g (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 164I, L. S (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Tanikawa, Chang & Tso, 2010: 34, f. 1, 8-12, 17-19 (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Zhu & Zhang, 2011: 222, f. 159A-C (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Yin et al., 2012: 675, f. 334a-g (mf).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Jäger, 2012c: 315 (S of Argiope thai).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Vink, 2014: 62, f. 1-2 (f, S of Cyrtophora leucopicta).
Cyrtophora moluccensis Nentwig et al., 2019: 35 (S of Cyrtophora moluccensis albidinota, C. moluccensis bukae and C. moluccensis rubicundinota).
References

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Chen, Z. F. & Zhang, Z. H. (1991). Fauna of Zhejiang: Araneida. Zhejiang Science and Technology Publishing House, 356 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chrysanthus, P. (1959). Spiders from south New Guinea II. Nova Guinea N.S. 10: 197-206. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Davies, V. T. & Gallon, J. A. (1986). Type specimens of spiders (Araneae) in the Queensland Museum. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 22: 225-236. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Davies, V. T. (1988b). An illustrated guide to the genera of orb-weaving spiders in Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 25: 273-332. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Doleschall, L. (1857). Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch-Indie 13: 339-434. 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 Science and Technology Press, 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. (1865). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Orbitelae Latr. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 15: 799-856. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Koh, J. K. H. (1991). Spiders of the family Araneidae in Singapore mangroves. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 39: 169-182. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1910). Araneae et Arachnoidea Arthrogastra. In: Botanische und zoologische Ergebnisse einer wissenschaftlichen Forschungreise nach den Samoainsiln, dem Neuguinea-Archipel und den Solomon inseln von Marz bis Dezember 1905 von Dr Karl Rechinger. III Teil. Denkschrift der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien 85, 389-411. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lee, C. L. (1966). [Spiders of Formosa (Taiwan)]. Taichung Junior Teachers College Publisher, 84 pp. 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

Levi, H. W. (1968a). The spider genera Gea and Argiope in America (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 136: 319-352. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nakatsudi, K. (1943a). Some Arachnida from Micronesia. Journal of Agricultural Science Tokyo Nogyo Daigaku 2: 147-180, pl. 12-14. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Gloor, D., Jäger, P. & Kropf, C. (2019). Tackling taxonomic redundancy in spiders: the infraspecific spider taxa described by Embrik Strand (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 58: 29-51. doi:10.30963/aramit5809 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R. I. (1897c). Spinnen (Araneae). In: Kükenthal, W. (ed.) Ergebnisse einer zoologische Forschungsreise in dem Molukken und Borneo. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 23: 591-629. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Rainbow, W. J. (1898a). Contribution to a knowledge of the arachnidan fauna of British New Guinea. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 23: 328-356. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 761-1084. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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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

Strand, E. (1911b). Vorläufige Diagnosen neuer Spinnen, insbesondere aus der Südsee, des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 77(I,2): 202-207. 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

Tanikawa, A., Chang, Y. H. & Tso, I. M. (2010). Taxonomic revision of Taiwanese and Japanese Cyrtophora spiders hitherto identified with C. moluccensis (Arachnida, Araneae), using molecular and morphological data. Acta Arachnologica 59: 31-38. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1890a). Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. IV, 1. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 28: 5-421. 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

Urquhart, A. T. (1890a). Description of a new species of Argiope from Fiji. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 22: 234-236. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Vink, C. (2014). The type specimen of Argiope leucopicta Urquhart, 1890 (Araneae: Araneidae). Records of the Canterbury Museum 28: 61-63. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1958c). Revision of Japanese spiders of family Argiopidae. II. Genus Cyrtophora. Acta Arachnologica 16: 10-17. 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

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

Zhu, M. S. & Zhang, B. S. (2011). Spider Fauna of Henan: Arachnida: Araneae. Science Press, Beijing, xxii+558 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-09-16 Species synonymy Nentwig et al., 2019 Cyrtophora moluccensis rubicundinota synonymized with Cyrtophora moluccensis
2019-09-16 Species synonymy Nentwig et al., 2019 Cyrtophora moluccensis bukae synonymized with Cyrtophora moluccensis
2019-09-16 New taxonomic reference entry Nentwig et al., 2019 n/a
2019-09-16 Species synonymy Nentwig et al., 2019 Cyrtophora moluccensis albidinota synonymized with Cyrtophora moluccensis
2017-08-08 Species distribution update Dierkens & Ramage, 2016 n/a (Old value)
2015-03-17 Species distribution update Vink, 2014 n/a (Old value)
2015-03-17 New taxonomic reference entry Vink, 2014 n/a
2015-03-17 Species synonymy Vink, 2014 Cyrtophora leucopicta synonymized with Cyrtophora moluccensis