Taxon details

Larinia chloris (Audouin, 1826)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-11-23
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, North and East Africa to Israel, Iraq, Iran, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh. Introduced to Mozambique, South Africa
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Epeira chloris Audouin, 1826: 347, pl. 3, f. 5 (Dm).
Larinia flavescens Simon, 1882b: 233 (Dj).
Larinia chloreis Denis, 1947a: 46, pl. II, f. 6 (f).
Larinia chloris Grasshoff, 1970b: 222, f. 7a-e, 8a-d, 9a (mf, S).
Larinia chloris Grasshoff, 1973b: 148, f. 11 (mf).
Larinia chloris Tikader, 1982a: 206, f. 404-407 (mf).
Larinia chloris Levy, 1986: 5, f. 18-27 (mf).
Larinia chloris Gajbe, 2007: 521, f. 296-298 (f).
Larinia chloris Kunt et al., 2012: 638, f. 2a-d (f).
Larinia chloris Biswas & Raychaudhuri, 2012: 57, f. 1-7 (mf).
Larinia chloris Soliman et al., 2018: 152, pl. 11B-C (m).
Larinia chloris Alioua et al., 2020: 1, f. 3-8, 10 (mf).
Larinia chloris Al-Khazali & Khalaf, 2022: 39, f. 2a-e (f).
Larinia chloris Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e: 40, 7 f. (f).

Al-Khazali, A. M. & Khalaf, R. Z. (2022). Larinia chloris and Uroctea thaleri represent new records of two genera for Iraq (Araneae: Araneidae, Oecobiidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 63: 39-42. doi:10.30963/aramit6309 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Alioua, Y., Bosmans, R., Kherbouche, O. & Bissati, S. (2020). Distribution of the genus Larinia in the Maghreb, with the first record of Larinia chloris in Algeria (Araneae: Araneidae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 59: 1-4. doi:10.30963/aramit5901 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Audouin, V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches d'arachnides de l'Égypte et de la Syrie. In: Savigny, M. J. C. L. de: "Description de l'Égypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée franҫaise, publié par les ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand.". Histoire Naturelle 1(4): 1-339 (arachnids, pp. 99-186, pl. 1-7). [for year of publication and authorship see Sherbourn, 1897, Tollitt, 1986 and ICZN, 1987b; a second edition was publ. in 1829, with different pagination: arachnids, pp. 291-430] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Biswas, V. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2012). Orb-weaving spiders of Bangladesh-II: genus Larinia Simon (Araneae: Araneidae) with description of a new species. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 112(3): 53-59. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Denis, J. (1947a). Results of the Armstrong College expedition to Siwa Oasis (Libyan desert), 1935. Spiders [Araneae]. Bulletin de la Société Fouad 1er d'Entomologie 31: 17-103, pl. 1-6. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dippenaar-Schoeman, A. S., Haddad, C. R., Foord, S. H., Lotz, L. N. & Webb, P. (2022e). The Araneidae of South Africa. Version 2: part 2 (E-Ne). South African National Survey of Arachnida Photo Identification Guide, Irene, 64 pp. doi:10.5281/zenodo.6619195 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gajbe, U. A. (2007). Araneae: Arachnida. In: Fauna of Madhya Pradesh (including Chhattisgarh), State Fauna Series. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata 15(1), 419-540. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grasshoff, M. (1970b). Die Tribus Mangorini. I. Die Gattungen Eustala, Larinia s. str., Larinopa n. gen. (Arachnida: Araneae: Araneidae-Araneinae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 51(3/4): 209-234. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Grasshoff, M. (1973b). Konstruktions- und Funktionsanalyse an Kopulationsorganen einiger Radnetzspinnen. Aufsätze und Reden der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 24: 129-151. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kunt, K. B., Kaya, R. S., Özkütük, R. S., Danışman, T., Yağmur, E. A. & Elverici, M. (2012). Additional notes on the spider fauna of Turkey (Araneae). Turkish Journal of Zoology 36(5): 637-651. doi:10.3906/zoo-1008-8 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levy, G. (1986). Spiders of the genera Siwa, Larinia, Lipocrea and Drexelia (Araneae: Araneidae) from Israel. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7: 1-10. 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

Soliman, F. E., Moustafa, A. Y., Ismail, T. G. & El-Masry, S. M. (2018). Spiders (Arachnida: Araneae) of Jazirat Shandweel District, Sohag Governorate, Egypt. Serket 16(3): 133-160. 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2023-11-23 Species distribution update Bosmans & Gavalas, 2023 n/a (Old value)
2022-09-02 New taxonomic reference entry Al-Khazali & Khalaf, 2022 n/a
2022-09-02 Species distribution update Al-Khazali & Khalaf, 2022 n/a (Old value)
2022-06-08 New taxonomic reference entry Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e n/a
2022-06-08 Species distribution update Dippenaar-Schoeman et al., 2022e n/a (Old value)
2020-03-08 New taxonomic reference entry Alioua et al., 2020 n/a
2019-01-03 New taxonomic reference entry Soliman et al., 2018 n/a
2015-04-21 New taxonomic reference entry Biswas & Raychaudhuri, 2012 n/a
2015-04-21 Species distribution update Biswas & Raychaudhuri, 2012 n/a (Old value)