Taxon details


Gea heptagon (Hentz, 1850)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2015-11-05
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016109]
  • Distribution: Pacific Is., Australia. Introduced to USA to Argentina
Taxonomic references
Epeira heptagon Hentz, 1850: 20 (Dmf).
Ebaea praecincta L. Koch, 1872a: 130, pl. 10, f. 2, 3 (Dmf).
Gea heptagon Keyserling, 1892: 76, pl. 3, f. 58 (f).
Gea heptagon McCook, 1894: 208, pl. 12, f 8 (f).
Gea praecincta Simon, 1895a: 765, f. 844.
Gea praedicta O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898a: 267, pl. 37, f. 11 (Dm).
Gea heptagon Tullgren, 1901a: 9, pl. 1, f. 5 (f).
Gea heptagon Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 243, f. 93-96 (mf).
Gea heptagon nigra Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 245, f. 97-100 (Df).
Gea ergaster Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 104 (S, rejected).
Gea heptagon Levi & Field, 1954: 448, f. 24-25, 27 (mf).
Gea heptagon Levi, 1968a: 324, f. 1-24 (mf, S).
Gea heptagon Levi, 1983: 322, f. 334-335, 338-344 (mf, S).
Gea heptagon Coddington, 1990: 14, f. 66 (m).
Gea heptagon Breene et al., 1993: 101, f. 146A-C (mf).
Gea heptagon Levi, 2002: 553, f. 241-242 (m).
Gea heptagon Dondale et al., 2003: 151, f. 314-322 (mf).
Gea heptagon Levi, 2004: 49, f. 1-8 (mf).
Gea heptagon Víquez, 2007: 386, f. 4a-c (mf).
Gea heptagon Corronca & Rodríguez Artigas, 2015: 151, f. 1g-k (m).
References

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

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

Corronca, J. A. & Rodríguez Artigas, S. M. (2015). Presence of Gea heptagon (Hentz) and new records of Argiope from Argentina with the description of a new species Argiope kaingang (Araneae: Araneidae). Pakistan Journal of Zoology 47(1): 147-152. 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. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1892). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Epeiridae. Nürnberg 4, 1-208. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1872a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg 1, 105-368, pl. 8-28. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. & Field, H. M. (1954). The spiders of Wisconsin. American Midland Naturalist 51: 440-467. 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

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. (2002). Keys to the genera of araneid orbweavers (Araneae, Araneidae) of the Americas. Journal of Arachnology 30: 527-562. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2004). Comments and new records for the American genera Gea and Argiope with the description of new species (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 158: 47-65. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. 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, O. (1898a). Arachnida. Araneida. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 1, 233-288. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1895a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris 1, 761-1084. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tullgren, A. (1901a). On the spiders collected in Florida by Dr Einer Lönnberg 1892-93. Bihang till Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 27(4;1): 1-29. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Víquez, C. (2007). First record of Cyrtophora citricola (Forskål) from Costa Rica, with notes on some related species (Araneae: Araneidae). Boletín de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa 40: 385-388. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-11-05 New taxonomic reference entry Corronca & Rodríguez Artigas, 2015 n/a