Taxon details

Eustala anastera (Walckenaer, 1841)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: - -
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: North, Central America
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Taxonomic references
Epeira anastera Walckenaer, 1841: 33 (Df).
Epeira eustala Walckenaer, 1841: 37 (Df).
Epeira apotroga Walckenaer, 1841: 43 (Df).
Epeira spatulata Walckenaer, 1841: 44 (Df).
Epeira illustrata Walckenaer, 1841: 45 (Dm).
Epeira decolorata Walckenaer, 1841: 49 (Dmf).
Epeira vivida Walckenaer, 1841: 54 (Df).
Epeira triflex Walckenaer, 1841: 60 (Dm).
Epeira trinotata Walckenaer, 1841: 75 (Df).
Epeira subfusca Walckenaer, 1841: 76 (Df).
Epeira prompta Hentz, 1847: 473, pl. 31, f. 4 (Df).
Epeira hebes Hentz, 1847: 473, pl. 31, f. 7 (Df).
Epeira bombycinaria Hentz, 1847: 476, pl. 31, f. 16 (Df).
Epeira bombycinaria Keyserling, 1892: 145, pl. 7, f. 107 (mf).
Epeira anastera McCook, 1894: 172, pl. 8, f. 1-4 (mf).
Eustala anastera Simon, 1895a: 795, f. 860 (f).
Eustala anastera F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 506, pl. 48, f. 7-8 (mf).
Eustala anastera Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 331, f. 215 (f).
Eustala anastera Comstock, 1940: 524, f. 549-554 (f).
Eustala anastera Muma, 1943: 92, pl. XIII, f. 18 (f).
Eustala anastera Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 102 (S E. conchlea, rejected).
Eustala anastera Kaston, 1948: 233, f. 706-709, 727 (f).
Eustala anastera Archer, 1951a: 19, f. 46 (m).
Eustala anastera Chickering, 1955: 414, f. 24-29 (mf, S, rejected).
Eustala anastera Levi, 1977a: 114, f. 205-232, 280-285, 298-302, 314-315 (mf).
Eustala anastera Coddington, 1990: 14, f. 60 (m).
Eustala anastera Breene et al., 1993: 104, f. 155A-C (mf).
Eustala anastera Levi, 2002: 533, f. 13-15, 208-210 (mf).
Eustala anastera Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 46, f. 308-310 (mf).
Eustala anastera Dondale et al., 2003: 267, f. 600-611 (mf).

Archer, A. F. (1951a). Studies in the orbweaving spiders (Argiopidae). 1. American Museum Novitates 1487: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1944). Spiders of the Georgia region of North America. Bulletin of the University of Utah 35(9): 1-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1955). The genus Eustala (Araneae, Argiopidae) in Central America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 112(6): 389-518. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Coddington, J. A. (1990). Ontogeny and homology in the male palpus of orb-weaving spiders and their relatives, with comments on phylogeny (Araneoclada: Araneoidea, Deinopoidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 496: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J. H. (1940). The spider book, revised and edited by W. J. Gertsch. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, 727 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D., Redner, J. H., Paquin, P. & Levi, H. W. (2003). The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 23. The orb-weaving spiders of Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae). NRC Research Press, Ottawa, 371 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1847). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 443-479, pl. 23-24, 30-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1892). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Epeiridae. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 4, 1-208. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 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

Levi, H. W. (2002). Keys to the genera of araneid orbweavers (Araneae, Araneidae) of the Americas. Journal of Arachnology 30(3): 527-562. doi:10.1636/0161-8202(2002)030[0527:KTTGOA]2.0.CO;2 download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. A natural history of the orbweaving spiders of the United States with special regard to their industry and habits. Vol. III. Philadelphia, 285 pp., 30 pls. [for the year see p. 9] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.2681 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Muma, M. H. (1943). Common spiders of Maryland. Natural History Society of Maryland, Baltimore, 179 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Paquin, P. & Dupérré, N. (2003). Guide d'identification des araignées de Québec. Fabreries, Supplement 11: 1-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1930a). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part two. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 159-356. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1904). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 465-560, pl. 44-51. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] 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

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

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