The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Araniella Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01441]

A. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 76, type Araneus displicatus (Hentz, 1847); see Yaginuma, 1985: 127, for comments on Japanese species.

Transferred to other genera:
A. crispula (Tullgren, 1952) -- see Araneus.
A. geayi Caporiacco, 1954 -- see Eriophora.

In synonymy:
A. cossoni (Simon, 1885, T from Araneus) = A. cucurbitina (Clerck, 1757) (Blanke, 1982: 302).
A. croatica (Kulczyn'ski, 1905, T from Araneus) = A. displicata (Hentz, 1847) (Levi, 1974b: 296).
A. cucurbitina (Linnaeus, 1758, T from Araneus) = A. cucurbitina (Clerck, 1757) (Clerckian names validated by ICNZ Direction 104).
A. displicata octopunctata Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 = A. displicata (Hentz, 1847) (Levi, 1974b: 296).

mf alpica (L. Koch, 1869)....................Europe to Azerbaijan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015324]
Epeira a. L. Koch, 1869: 173 (Dmf).
Epeira a. Kulczyn'ski, 1885: 21, pl. 9, f. 3 (m).
Epeira a. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1891: 131, pl. 5, f. 21 (mf).
Epeira a. Bösenberg, 1901: 30, pl. 1, f. 13 (mf).
Araneus alpicus Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 238, pl. 7, f. 6-7, 21, 27, 31 (mf).
Araneus alpicus Lessert, 1910b: 320, f. 174-176 (mf).
Araneus alpicus Charitonov, 1926c: 117, pl. 5, f. 6 (f).
Araneus alpicus Simon, 1929: 695, 763, f. 1076-1077 (mf).
Aranea a. Wiehle, 1931: 110, f. 171-173 (mf).
Aranea a. Drensky, 1943: 245, f. 23 (mf).
A. a. Archer, 1951c: 3, f. 4 (Tmf from Araneus).
Araneus alpicus Millidge & Locket, 1952: 65, f. 7a, 8a, 9a, 10a, 11b (mf).
Araneus alpicus Tullgren, 1952: 172, f. 19a-c (mf).
Araneus alpicus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 149, f. 96C, 98D, 99B, 100A (mf).
Aranea aplica Zamaraev, 1964: 358, f. 65-66 (m, lapsus).
Araneus alpicus Tyschchenko, 1971: 198, f. 589 (f).
Araneus alpicus Miller, 1971: 210, pl. XXXIX, f. 13 (f).
Araneus alpicus Loksa, 1972: 83, f. 72D, 74A-C (mf).
Araneus alpicus Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 68, f. 40C-D (f).
A. a. Levi, 1974b: 299, f. 38-42 (mf).
A. a. Palmgren, 1974a: 34, f. 16o-r (mf).
A. a. Blanke, 1982: 292, f. 12a-b, 13a, c, 14a-b, 15a (mf).
A. a. Roberts, 1985: 216, f. 97d (mf).
Araneus alpicus Morano & Ferrández, 1985a: 31, f. A-E (mf).
A. a. Levy, 1987: 244, f. 10-12 (m).
A. a. Ransy, 1987: 25, f. 15, 17, 19, 21-22, 24, 26 (mf).
A. a. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 76, f. 172 (mf).
A. a. Roberts, 1995: 329, f. (mf).
Araneus alpicus Mcheidze, 1997: 275, f. 622 (f).
A. a. Roberts, 1998: 342, f. (mf).
A. a. Almquist, 2005: 148, f. 158a-h (mf).
A. a. Türkes & Mergen, 2008: 300, f. 1-2 (mf).
A. a. Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008: 174, f. 15A-C (m).

mf coreana Namkung, 2002....................Korea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:037673]
A. c. Namkung, 2002: 278, 620, f. 19.39a-d (Dmf).
A. c. Namkung, 2003: 280, f. 19.39a-d (mf).

mf cucurbitina (Clerck, 1757)....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015325]
Araneus cucurbitinus Clerck, 1757: 44, pl. 2, f. 4 (Df).
Aranea c. Linnaeus, 1758: 620 (Df).
Aranea frischii Scopoli, 1763: 395 (Df).
Aranea octopunctata Linnaeus, 1767: 1030 (Df).
Aranea viridis-punctata De Geer, 1778: 233, pl. 14, f. 1-3 (Df).
Aranea depressa Razoumowsky, 1789: 245 (Df).
Epeira c. Walckenaer, 1805: 63.
Epeira c. Sundevall, 1833a: 245 (Dm).
Miranda c. C. L. Koch, 1838: 53, f. 371-372 (mf).
Epeira squamosa Seidel, 1849: 110 (D).
Epeira c. Blackwall, 1864a: 342, pl. 25, f. 247 (mf).
Miranda c. Menge, 1866: 69, pl. 10, f. 14 (mf).
Epeira c. Kulczyn'ski, 1885: 21, pl. 9, f. 2 (m).
Epeira cossoni Simon, 1885f: 23 (Df).
Epeira c. Becker, 1896: 25, pl. 6, f. 1 (mf).
Epeira c. Bösenberg, 1901: 31, pl. 2, f. 15 (mf).
Epeira c. Kulczyn'ski, 1901b: 333, pl. 12, f. 22 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus typicus Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 232, pl. 7, f. 1, 11, 15-16, 25 (mf).
Araneus cossoni Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 235, pl. 7, f. 13 (Dm).
Araneus cucurbitinus typicus Lessert, 1910b: 318, f. 170 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Charitonov, 1926c: 116, pl. 5, f. 5 (f).
Aranea c. Reimoser, 1929c: 85, f. 3 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Simon, 1929: 695, 762, f. 1074-1075 (mf).
Aranea c. Wiehle, 1931: 106, f. 161-164 (mf).
A. c. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 76 (Tmf from Araneus).
Aranea c. Drensky, 1943: 244, f. 22 (mf).
A. c. Archer, 1951b: 4, f. 1 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Millidge & Locket, 1952: 65, f. 7c, 8c, 10b, 11a (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Tullgren, 1952: 170, f. 16a-c (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 144, f. 96A, 97B, 98A, 99A (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Chrysanthus, 1955a: 301, f. 1 (f).
Aranea c. Zamaraev, 1964: 357, f. 61-63 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Tyschchenko, 1971: 198, f. 591 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Miller, 1971: 210, pl. XXXIX, f. 11-12 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Loksa, 1972: 82, f. 71A-B, 72A (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Izmailova, 1972c: 51, f. 2 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Bakhvalov, 1974: 110, f. 63-64, 66, 69 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 65, f. 38A-D (f).
A. c. Levi, 1974b: 298, f. 22-31 (mf, S, rejected).
A. c. Palmgren, 1974a: 36, f. 16a-d (mf).
A. c. Punda, 1975b: 36, f. 56-57 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Wunderlich, 1975b: 42, f. 30 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Blanke, 1976a: 77, f. 1a, 2a, 3a, 4a (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Blanke, 1980a: 97, f. 1, 4, 7 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Tikader & Bal, 1981: 56, f. 125-128 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Tikader, 1982a: 236, f. 462-465 (f).
Araneus cucurbitinus Legotai & Sekerskaya, 1982: 50, f. IV.17 (f).
A. c. Blanke, 1982: 289, f. 3a-b, 5a-b, 6a-b, 8a (mf, S).
A. c. Roberts, 1985: 216, f. 97a (mf).
A. c. Ransy, 1987: 25, f. 6, 9, 12 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Legotai & Sekerskaya, 1989: 226, f. LXX.17 (f).
A. c. Hu & Wu, 1989: 95, f. 72.1-2 (f).
A. c. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 78, f. 175 (mf).
A. c. Roberts, 1995: 328, f. (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Mcheidze, 1997: 274, f. 619-621 (m).
A. c. Yin et al., 1997d: 207, f. 126a-b (f).
A. c. Roberts, 1998: 340, f. (mf).
A. c. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 260, f. 150B-C (f).
A. c. Hu, 2001: 452, f. 295.1-2 (mf).
A. c. Namkung, 2002: 279, f. 19.40a (f).
A. c. Melero & Anadón, 2002: 170, f. 4-6 (m).
A. c. Namkung, 2003: 281, f. 19.40a (f).
A. c. Almquist, 2005: 149, f. 159a-l (mf).

mf displicata (Hentz, 1847) *....................Holarctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015326]
Epeira d. Hentz, 1847: 476, pl. 31, f. 17 (Df).
Epeira ornata Blackwall, 1850: 342 (Df).
Epeira decipiens Fitch, 1855: 219 (Df).
Epeira westringii Thorell, 1856: 106 (Dm).
Epeira westringii Westring, 1861: 49 (Df).
Epeira westringii Hansen, 1882: 21, pl. 1, f. 36 (mf).
Epeira d. Emerton, 1884: 313, pl. 34, f. 4, pl. 36, f. 20 (mf).
Epeira sexpunctata Keyserling, 1885: 530, pl. 13, f. 28 (Df).
Epeira alba Keyserling, 1885: 530, pl. 13, f. 29 (Df).
Epeira cucurbitina Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1891: 131, pl. 5, f. 20 (f, misidentified).
Epeira sexpunctata Keyserling, 1892: 200, pl. 9, f. 148 (f).
Epeira d. Keyserling, 1893: 219, pl. 10, f. 162 (f).
Epeira cucurbitina McCook, 1894: 150, pl. 3, f. 1-3, pl. 4, f. 6 (Dmf).
Epeira westringii Bösenberg, 1901: 31, pl. 1, f. 14 (mf).
Epeira d. Kulczyn'ski, 1901b: 333, pl. 13, f. 3 (f).
Epeira d. Emerton, 1902: 172, f. 405 (f).
Araneus croaticus Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 233, pl. 7, f. 22, 30 (Df).
Araneus displicatus Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 237, pl. 7, f. 5, 12, 19, 24, 28 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 287.
Aranea d. Wiehle, 1931: 109, f. 167-170 (mf).
Araneus displicatus Nakatsudi, 1942b: 11, f. 3A (m).
A. d. Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 76 (Tmf from Araneus).
A. displicata octopunctata Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942a: 76 (Dmf).
Aranea d. Drensky, 1943: 245, f. 23 (mf).
Aranea d. Jong, 1947: 511, f. 1-3 (f).
A. d. Archer, 1951b: 4, f. 5 (m).
Araneus displicatus Millidge & Locket, 1952: 63, f. 6a (m).
Araneus displicatus Tullgren, 1952: 172, f. 18a-c (mf).
Araneus displicatus westringi Millidge & Locket, 1952: 63, f. 5a-b, 6b-c, 11c (mf).
Araneus displicatus westringi Locket & Millidge, 1953: 149, f. 96B, 97C, 99C, 100C, E (mf).
Araneus displicatus Schenkel, 1953b: 50, f. 24a-c (m).
Aranea d. westringi Zamaraev, 1964: 358, f. 71-72 (f).
A. d. Shear, 1967: 9, f. 24-25 (m).
Araneus cucurbitinus displicatus Tyschchenko, 1971: 198, f. 581, 590 (mf).
Araneus displicatus Loksa, 1972: 82, f. 72B-C, 73A-B (mf).
Araneus displicatus westringi Loksa, 1972: 82, f. 73C (m).
A. d. Levi, 1974b: 294, f. 1-21 (mf, S).
A. d. Palmgren, 1974a: 36, f. 16g-j (mf).
A. d. Punda, 1975b: 36, f. 58-59 (mf).
A. d. Blanke, 1982: 288, f. 1-2 (mf).
Araneus displicatus Hu, 1984: 91, f. 84 (f).
A. d. Roberts, 1985: 216, f. 97e (mf).
Araneus displicatus Guo, 1985: 53, f. 2-10.1-3 (mf).
Araneus displicatus Zhu et al., 1985: 72, f. 59a-e (mf).
Araneus displicatus Song, 1987: 162, f. 123 (mf).
A. d. Ransy, 1987: 25, f. 1-5 (mf).
Araneus displicatus Zhang, 1987: 67, f. 49.1-3 (mf).
A. d. Hu & Wu, 1989: 97, f. 72.3-4 (m).
Araneus displicatus Izmailova, 1989: 53, f. 37 (f).
Araneus displicatus Chen & Gao, 1990: 44, f. 47a-c (mf).
A. d. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 78, f. 173 (mf).
A. d. Breene et al., 1993: 107, f. 166A-C (mf).
Araneus displicatus Zhao, 1993: 229, f. 104a-e (mf).
A. d. Roberts, 1995: 329, f. (mf).
A. d. Tanikawa, 1995a: 56, f. 10-16 (mf).
A. d. Buckle & Roney, 1995: 977, f. 4-6 (mf).
A. d. Yin et al., 1997d: 208, f. 127a-f (mf).
A. d. Song, Chen & Zhu, 1997: 1711, f. 10a-b (m).
A. d. Roberts, 1998: 342, f. (mf).
A. d. Kim, 1998c: 2, f. 1-7 (mf).
A. d. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 260, f. 150D-E, L-M, P (mf).
A. d. Hu, 2001: 453, f. 296.1-5 (mf).
A. d. Song, Zhu & Chen, 2001: 197, f. 118A-E (mf).
A. d. Namkung, 2002: 277, f. 19.38a-g (mf).
A. d. Levi, 2002: 544, f. 147-148, 185-186 (mf).
A. d. Kim & Kim, 2002: 190, f. 19-21, 95-98, 187-191 (mf).
A. d. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 45, f. 290-292 (mf).
A. d. Dondale et al., 2003: 193, f. 417-423 (mf).
A. d. Namkung, 2003: 279, f. 19.38a-g (mf).
A. d. Almquist, 2005: 151, f. 160a-e (mf).
A. d. Tanikawa, 2007c: 65, f. 135, 559-560 (mf).
A. d. Tanikawa, 2009: 441, f. 139-140 (mf).
A. d. Zhu & Zhang, 2011: 204, f. 143A-E (mf).
A. d. Yin et al., 2012: 623, f. 303a-f (mf).

mf inconspicua (Simon, 1874)....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015327]
Epeira i. Simon, 1874a: 84 (Df).
Epeira i. Bertkau, 1889: 77 (Dm).
Epeira i. Bösenberg, 1901: 29, pl. 1, f. 12 (mf).
Epeira i. Kulczyn'ski, 1901b: 333, pl. 13, f. 1 (f).
Araneus inconspicuus Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 239, pl. 7, f. 8-9, 18 (mf).
Aranea i. Wiehle, 1931: 112, f. 174-176 (mf).
Aranea i. Drensky, 1943: 245, f. 23 (mf).
Araneus inconspicuus Millidge & Locket, 1952: 65, f. 7b, 8b, 9b, 10a (mf).
Araneus inconspicuus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 146, f. 97A, 98C, 99D, 100B (mf).
Aranea i. Zamaraev, 1964: 358, f. 64, 67 (f).
Araneus inconspicuus Miller, 1971: 211, pl. XXXIX, f. 14 (f).
Araneus inconspicuus Loksa, 1972: 83, f. 74D-F (mf).
Araneus inconspicuus Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 68, f. 40A-B (f).
A. i. Levi, 1974b: 298, f. 32-37 (Tmf from Araneus).
A. i. Blanke, 1982: 292, f. 12c-d, 13b, d, 14c-d, 15b (mf).
A. i. Roberts, 1985: 216, f. 97c (mf).
A. i. Ransy, 1987: 25, f. 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27 (mf).
A. i. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 76, f. 171 (mf).
A. i. Roberts, 1995: 328, f. (mf).
A. i. Yin et al., 1997d: 209, f. 128a-d (f).
A. i. Roberts, 1998: 342, f. (mf).
A. i. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 260, f. 150F-H, Q (f).
A. i. Almquist, 2005: 153, f. 161a-h (mf).
A. i. Türkes & Mergen, 2008: 300, f. 3 (f).

mf jilinensis Yin & Zhu, 1994....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015328]
A. j. Yin & Zhu, 1994: 1, f. 1-7 (Dmf).
A. jilingensis Yin et al., 1997d: 210, f. 129a-g (mf).
A. jilingensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 260, f. 150I-K, N-O (mf).

mf maderiana (Kulczyn'ski, 1905)....................Canary Is., Madeira [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015329]
Araneus cucurbitinus m. Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 231, pl. 7, f. 3 (Dm).
Araneus maderianus Blanke, 1980a: 97, f. 3, 6, 9 (mf, elevated from subspecies of A. cucurbitina).
Araneus maderianus Blanke, 1980b: 225, f. 2b, 3a (mf).
A. m. Blanke, 1982: 289, f. 9 (mf).

mf opisthographa (Kulczyn'ski, 1905)....................Europe to Central Asia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015330]
Araneus cucurbitinus o. Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 232, pl. 7, f. 2, 20, 23, 26 (Dmf).
Araneus cucurbitinus opisthographus Lessert, 1910b: 319, f. 171-172 (mf).
Aranea cucurbitina o. Wiehle, 1931: 108, f. 165-166 (mf).
Aranea cucurbitina o. Drensky, 1943: 245, f. 22 (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus opistographus Millidge & Locket, 1952: 65, f. 7d (m).
Araneus cucurbitinus opistographus Tullgren, 1952: 172, f. 17a-c (mf).
Araneus cucurbitinus opistographus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 145, f. 98B (m).
Araneus cucurbitinus opistographus Chrysanthus, 1955a: 301, f. 1 (f).
Araneus opistographus Locket, Millidge & Merrett, 1974: 65, f. 39A-D (f, elevated from subspecies of A. cucurbitina).
A. cucurbitina Levi, 1974b: 298 (S, rejected).
A. cucurbitina opistographa Palmgren, 1974a: 36, f. 16e-f (mf).
A. o. Punda, 1975b: 36, f. 60-61 (mf).
Araneus opistographus Blanke, 1976a: 77, f. 1b, 2b, 3b, 4b (mf).
Araneus opisthographus Blanke, 1980a: 97, f. 2, 5, 8 (mf).
Araneus opisthographus Blanke, 1980b: 225, f. 2a, 3b (mf).
A. o. Blanke, 1982: 289, f. 3c-d, 5c-d, 6c-d, 8b (mf, removed from S).
A. opistographa Roberts, 1985: 216, f. 97b (mf).
A. o. Levy, 1987: 244, f. 1-9 (mf).
A. opistographa Ransy, 1987: 25, f. 7, 10, 13 (mf).
A. o. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 78, f. 176 (mf).
A. o. Roberts, 1995: 328, f. (mf).
A. o. Roberts, 1998: 341, f. (mf).
A. opistographa Melero & Anadón, 2002: 170, f. 1-3 (m).
A. o. Almquist, 2005: 154, f. 162a-g (mf).

mf proxima (Kulczyn'ski, 1885)....................Holarctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015331]
Epeira p. Kulczyn'ski, 1885: 19, pl. 9, f. 11 (Dm).
Epeira mediocris Kulczyn'ski, 1901b: 332, pl. 12, f. 21 (Df).
Araneus proximus Kulczyn'ski, 1905b: 232, pl. 7, f. 4, 10, 14, 17, 29 (mf).
Araneus proximus Schenkel, 1930b: 22, f. 8a-d (mf).
Araneus proximus Tullgren, 1952: 172, f. 20a-c (mf).
Araneus proximus Azheganova, 1968: 78, f. 161, 170 (mf).
A. p. Palmgren, 1974a: 37, f. 16k-n (Tmf from Araneus).
A. cucurbitina Levi, 1974b: 298 (S, rejected).
Araneus proximus Wunderlich, 1975b: 40, f. 23-29 (mf).
A. p. Blanke, 1982: 289, f. 10-11 (mf, removed from S).
A. p. Ransy, 1987: 25, f. 8, 11, 14 (mf).
A. p. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 78, f. 174 (mf).
A. p. Buckle & Roney, 1995: 977, f. 1-3 (mf).
A. p. Roberts, 1998: 341, f. (mf).
A. p. Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 45, f. 293-295 (mf).
A. p. Dondale et al., 2003: 196, f. 424-427 (mf).
A. p. Almquist, 2005: 155, f. 163a-e (mf).

f silesiaca (Fickert, 1876)....................Europe [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015332]
Epeira silesiaca Fickert, 1876: 70 (Df).
A. s. Blanke, 1982: 302 (removed f from S of A. alpica; not a S of Araneus crispulus Tullgren, 1952, which is not an Araniella, contra Grasshoff, 1976: 150).

mf tbilisiensis (Mcheidze, 1997)....................Georgia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015333]
Araneus t. Mcheidze, 1997: 280, f. 642-644 (Dmf).
A. t. Mikhailov, 1998b: 18 (Tmf from Araneus).

mf yaginumai Tanikawa, 1995....................Russia, Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038307]
A. y. Tanikawa, 1995a: 52, f. 1-9 (Dmf).
A. y. Chang & Chang, 1996: 143, f. 1-4 (mf).
A. y. Kim, 1998c: 4, f. 8-13 (mf).
A. y. Marusik & Koponen, 2000: 56, f. 1-7 (mf).
A. y. Namkung, 2002: 280, f. 19.41a-c (mf).
A. y. Kim & Kim, 2002: 190, f. 22, 99-100, 192-193 (mf).
A. y. Kim & Cho, 2002: 253, f. 589-594 (m).
A. y. Namkung, 2003: 282, f. 19.41a-c (mf).
A. y. Hou, Liang & Zhu, 2007: 14, f. A-G (mf).
A. y. Tanikawa, 2007c: 65, f. 133-134, 557-558 (mf).
A. y. Tanikawa, 2009: 441, f. 137-138 (mf).
A. y. Marusik & Kovblyuk, 2011: 113, f. 7.8-10 (mf).