Taxon details

Araneus viridanus (Urquhart, 1893)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: nomen dubium
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2023-04-17
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: New Zealand
Type deposit: provide information
Taxonomic references
Epeira viridana Urquhart, 1893a: 175 (Df).
Epeira viridana Court & Forster, 1988: 69 (senior S of "Holaranea" = Cryptaranea atrihastula; not on page 90 and not confirmed by Sirvid & Vink, 2000: 49).
Epeira viridana Sirvid & Vink, 2000: 49 (types presumed lost, even the generic identity is uncertain, incertis sedis, taken as nomen dubium by Platnick).

Court, D. J. & Forster, R. R. (1988). The spiders of New Zealand: Part VI. Family Araneidae. Otago Museum Bulletin 6: 68-124. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sirvid, P. J. & Vink, C. (2000). New synonymies and a new combination for A. T. Urquhart araneid species (Araneae: Araneidae: Araneinae). Records of the Canterbury Museum 14: 49-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Urquhart, A. T. (1893a). Descriptions of new species of Araneidae. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 25: 165-190. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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