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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Nuctenea Simon, 1864 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01532]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Araneus Clerck, 1757 and considered a senior synonym of Cyphepeira Archer, 1951c: 4, type Araneus silvicultrix (C. L. Koch, 1844), described as a subgenus of Epeira=Araneus, by Levi, 1974b: 300.

Transferred to other genera:
N. cornuta (Clerck, 1757) -- see Larinioides.
N. ixobola (Thorell, 1873) -- see Larinioides.
N. patagiata (Clerck, 1757) -- see Larinioides.
N. sclopetaria (Clerck, 1757) -- see Larinioides.

In synonymy:
N. sexpunctata (Linnaeus, 1757, T from Araneus) = N. umbratica (Clerck, 1757) (Clerckian names validated by ICZN Direction 104).

f cedrorum (Simon, 1929)....................Algeria [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016782]
Araneus c. Simon, 1929: 687 (Df).
N. c. Grasshoff, 1983: 227 (Tf from Araneus).

mf silvicultrix (C. L. Koch, 1835)....................Palearctic [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016783]
Epeira s. C. L. Koch, 1835: 131, pl. 21-22 (Dmf).
Epeira s. C. L. Koch, 1844: 131, f. 932-933 (mf).
Epeira s. Bösenberg, 1901: 36, pl. 2, f. 23 (mf).
Araneus s. Fedotov, 1912a: 87, f. 32 (f).
Araneus s. Simon, 1929: 687.
Aranea s. Wiehle, 1931: 96, f. 142-145 (mf).
Aranea s. Drensky, 1943: 243, f. 29 (mf).
Epeira (Cyphepeira) s. Archer, 1951c: 4.
Araneus s. Beer, 1964: 528, f. 9 (f).
Aranea s. Zamaraev, 1964: 362, f. 97-99 (mf).
Araneus silvicultor Tyschchenko, 1971: 200, f. 598, 602 (f).
Araneus s. Miller, 1971: 213, pl. XL, f. 17 (f).
N. s. Levi, 1974b: 306, f. 50-57, 60, 106 (Tmf from Araneus).
Araneus s. Palmgren, 1974a: 28, f. 9g, 12a-d (mf).
Araneus silvicultor Izmailova, 1989: 58, f. 42 (f).
N. s. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 88, f. 200 (mf).
N. s. Roberts, 1995: 320, f. (mf).
N. s. Roberts, 1998: 334, f. (mf).
N. s. Almquist, 2005: 174, f. 179a-e (mf).

mf umbratica (Clerck, 1757) *....................Europe to Azerbaijan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016784]
Araneus umbraticus Clerck, 1757: 31, pl. 1, f. 7 (Df).
Aranea sexpunctata Linnaeus, 1758: 622 (D).
Aranea swammerdamii Scopoli, 1763: 393 (D).
Aranea sexpunctata Fabricius, 1775: 436 (D).
Aranea cicatricosa De Geer, 1778: 225, pl. 12, f. 19 (Df).
Epeira umbraticola Lister, 1778: 44, pl. 9, f. 9 (Df).
Aranea impressa Fabricius, 1779: 359 (Df).
Aranea cicatricosa Olivier, 1789: 200 (D).
Aranea sexpunctata Olivier, 1789: 231 (D).
Aranea u. Villers, 1789: 129.
Aranea umbraticola Latreille, 1804a: 359.
Aranea litterata Panzer, 1804b: 53, pl. 37, f. 11 (Df).
Epeira u. Walckenaer, 1805: 61.
Epeira u. Audouin, 1826: 345, pl. 3, f. 3 (Dm).
Epeira umbraticola Dufour, 1831: 366, pl. 11, f. 3 (f).
Epeira u. Hahn, 1834: 24, f. 112 (mf).
Epeira u. C. L. Koch, 1844: 128, f. 930-931 (mf).
Epeira cinerea C. L. Koch, 1844: 131 (D).
Epeira thomisoides Dufour, 1855: 8, pl. 5, f. 3-8 (Df).
Epeira u. Blackwall, 1864a: 333, pl. 24, f. 241 (mf).
Epeira u. Menge, 1866: 55, pl. 6, f. 6 (f, not m).
Epeira u. Thorell, 1870a: 14.
Epeira u. Hansen, 1882: 19, pl. 1, f. 33 (mf).
Epeira u. Chyzer & Kulczyn'ski, 1891: 132, pl. 5, f. 11 (mf).
Epeira u. Becker, 1896: 30, pl. 8, f. 1 (mf).
Epeira u. Bösenberg, 1901: 33, pl. 2, f. 18 (mf).
Araneus umbraticus Lessert, 1910b: 327.
Aranea u. Reimoser, 1929c: 85, f. 2 (mf).
Araneus umbraticus Simon, 1929: 686, 760, f. 1049 (mf).
Aranea sexpunctata Wiehle, 1931: 93, f. 138-141 (mf).
Aranea sexpunctata Drensky, 1943: 243, f. 29 (mf).
Chinestela u. Archer, 1951c: 2, f. 2 (Tmf from Araneus).
Araneus umbraticus Locket & Millidge, 1953: 139, f. 92A-B (mf).
Cathaistela u. Archer, 1958: 17 (Tmf from Chinestela).
Araneus umbraticus Beer, 1964: 529, f. 10 (f).
Aranea umbratica Zamaraev, 1964: 362, f. 100-102 (mf).
Araneus umbraticus Tyschchenko, 1971: 198, f. 583, 601 (mf).
Araneus umbraticus Miller, 1971: 214, pl. XL, f. 16 (f).
Araneus umbraticus Loksa, 1972: 93, f. 82D, 84B, 85 (mf).
N. u. Levi, 1974b: 302, f. 43-49, 58-59, 93, 99, 105 (Tmf from Cathaistela).
Araneus umbraticus Palmgren, 1974a: 28, f. 9h, 12e-h (mf).
N. u. Punda, 1975b: 44, f. 82-83 (f).
N. u. Haupt, 1983: 276, f. 1a (m).
N. u. Roberts, 1985: 212, f. 95d (mf).
N. u. Heimer & Nentwig, 1991: 88, f. 199 (mf).
N. u. Roberts, 1995: 320, f. (mf).
Araneus umbraticus Mcheidze, 1997: 277, f. 630-632 (mf).
N. u. Roberts, 1998: 333, f. (mf).
N. u. Almquist, 2005: 175, f. 180a-i (mf).

f umbratica nigricans (Franganillo, 1909)....................Portugal [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016785]
Epeira u. n. Franganillo, 1909: 189 (Df).
Epeira u. n. Franganillo, 1910: 14 (f).

f umbratica obscura (Franganillo, 1909)....................Portugal [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016786]
Epeira u. o. Franganillo, 1909: 188 (Df).
Epeira u. o. Franganillo, 1910: 13 (f).