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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Plebs Joseph & Framenau, 2012 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:04087]

P. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 293, type Araneus eburnus (Keyserling, 1886).

In synonymy:
P. concinnus (Rainbow, 1900, T from Araneus) = P. bradleyi (Keyserling, 1887) (Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 307).
P. flavomaculatus (Yaginuma, 1955, T from Zilla) = P. sachalinensis (Saito, 1934) (Yaginuma, 1977c: 386, sub Zilla).
P. flavus (Zhu & Song, 1994, T from Eriophora) = P. sachalinensis (Saito, 1934) (Tanikawa, 2000a: 24, sub Eriophora).
P. migra (Zhu & Song, 1994, T from Eriophora) = P. astridae (Strand, 1917) (Tanikawa, 2000a: 22, sub Eriophora sagana).
P. pineus (Yin et al., 1990, T from Araneus) = P. sachalinensis (Saito, 1934) (Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 9, sub Eriophora).
P. rubripunctatus (Rainbow, 1893, T from Araneus) = P. eburnus (Keyserling, 1886) (Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 295).
P. shaanxiensis (Zhu & Wang, 1994, T from Eriophora) = P. baotianmanensis (Hu, Wang & Wang, 1991) (Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 3, sub Eriophora).
P. sinuosus (Rainbow, 1893, T from Araneus) = P. eburnus (Keyserling, 1886) (Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 295).
P. tokachianus (Saito, 1934, T from Zilla) = P. sachalinensis (Saito, 1934) (Tanikawa, 2000a: 24, after Yaginuma, 1986, sub Eriophora).
P. wangi (Zhu & Song, 1994, T from Eriophora) = P. baotianmanensis (Hu, Wang & Wang, 1991) (Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 3, sub Eriophora).

mf arleneae Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................Queensland, New South Wales [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045487]
P. a. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 300, f. 10A-F, 11A-F (Dmf).

mf arletteae Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................Lord Howe Island [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045488]
P. a. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 303, f. 12A-F, 13A-E (Dmf).

mf astridae (Strand, 1917)....................China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015873]
Aranea sagana Bösenberg & Strand, 1906: 233, pl. 11, f. 212 (Df; preoccupied).
Aranea a. Strand, 1917c: 71 (replacement name).
Zilla sagana Yaginuma, 1955a: 22, pl. II, f. 1-7 (Tmf from Araneus).
Araneus a. Yaginuma, 1956d: 26.
Zilla a. Yaginuma, 1960: 58, f. 56.6-8 (f).
Zilla a. Lee, 1966: 42, f. 12f-i (f).
Zilla a. Yaginuma, 1971: 58, f. 56.6-8 (f).
Zilla a. Hu, 1984: 128, f. 128.1-2 (f).
Zilla a. Yaginuma, 1986a: 106, f. 56.2 (mf).
Zilla a. Yin, Wang & Zhang, 1987: 62, f. 1-4 (f).
Zilla a. Kim et al., 1988: 146, f. 1-5 (f).
Zilla a. Chikuni, 1989b: 74, f. 37 (mf).
Zilla a. Chen & Zhang, 1991: 104, f. 97.1-5 (mf).
Eriophora migra Zhu & Song, in Zhu et al., 1994: 40, f. 15A-D (Dm).
Eriophora migra Yin et al., 1997d: 289, f. 198a-d (m).
Zilla a. Yin et al., 1997d: 397, f. 287a-d (f).
Zilla a. Kim, Kim & Lee, 1999: 75, f. 24, 48 (m).
Eriophora migra Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 165M, 166B, G (m).
Zilla a. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 310, f. 184J-K (f).
Eriophora sagana Tanikawa, 2000a: 22, f. 4-6, 11-14 (Tmf from Zilla, using name replaced before 1961, S).
Eriophora sagana Namkung, 2002: 305, f. 19.66a-c (mf).
Eriophora sagana Kim & Kim, 2002: 206, f. 42-45, 124, 234-237 (mf).
Eriophora sagana Namkung, 2003: 307, f. 19.66a-c (mf).
Eriophora a. Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 2, f. 1A-F (mf).
Eriophora a. Tanikawa, 2007c: 65, f. 136-139, 561-563 (mf).
Eriophora a. Tanikawa, 2009: 441, f. 141-143 (mf).
Eriophora a. Yin et al., 2012: 678, f. 335a-g (mf).
P. a. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 331 (Tmf from Eriophora).

mf aurea (Saito, 1934)....................Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015874]
Argiope a. Saito, 1934b: 316, pl. 13, f. 20, pl. 15, f. 63 (Df).
Argiope a. Saito, 1959: 99, f. 114a-d (f).
Zilla a. Ono, 1975a: 21, f. 8-10 (Tf from Argiope).
Araneus aureus Levi, 1983: 260 (Tf from Zilla).
Zilla a. Chikuni, 1989b: 75, f. 39 (Tf from Araneus, Dm).
Eriophora a. Tanikawa, 2000a: 25, f. 8, 18-21 (Tmf from Zilla).
Eriophora a. Tanikawa, 2007c: 67, f. 142-143, 566-568 (mf).
Eriophora a. Tanikawa, 2009: 443, f. 146-148 (mf).
P. a. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 332 (Tmf from Eriophora).

mf baotianmanensis (Hu, Wang & Wang, 1991)....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014733]
Araneus b. Hu, Wang & Wang, 1991: 37, f. 1-4 (Df).
Eriophora shaanxiensis Zhu & Wang, in Zhu et al., 1994: 39, f. 14A-C (Dm).
Eriophora wangi Zhu & Song, in Zhu et al., 1994: 42, f. 17A-C (Df).
Araneus b. Yin et al., 1997d: 159, f. 75a-d (f).
Eriophora shaanxiensis Yin et al., 1997d: 291, f. 200a-c (m).
Eriophora wangi Yin et al., 1997d: 293, f. 202a-c (f).
Araneus b. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 237, f. 135Q-S, 147D (f).
Eriophora wangi Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 165H-I, 166J (f).
Eriophora shaanxiensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 165N, 166D (m).
Eriophora b. Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 3, f. 2A-E (Tf from Araneus, Sm).
Eriophora b. Zhu & Zhang, 2011: 224, f. 160A-E (mf).
P. b. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 332 (Tmf from Eriophora; N.B.: may be a junior synonym of Eriophora conica, per Yin et al., 2012: 681).

mf bradleyi (Keyserling, 1887)....................Southeastern Australia, Tasmania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014763]
Epeira b. Keyserling, 1887a: 165, pl. 14, f. 2 (Df).
Epeira variabilis Rainbow, 1897b: 517, pl. 17, f. 3 (Df, preoccupied).
Araenus concinnus Rainbow, 1900a: 490 (replacement name for E. variabilis) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014808].
A. b. Butler, 1933: 276, pl. 17, f. 8.
A. b. Hickman, 1967: 62, f. 108-111 (mf, removed from S of Cyrtophora beccarii).
P. b. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 307, f. 1D, 15A-F, 16A-F (mf, S).

f cyphoxis (Simon, 1908)....................Western Australia, South Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014821]
Araneus c. Simon, 1908d: 426 (Df).
P. c. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 310, f. 1E-F, 18A-F, 19A-E (Tf from Araneus, Dm).

mf eburnus (Keyserling, 1886) *....................Eastern Australia, Tasmania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014852]
Epeira eburna Keyserling, 1886a: 148, pl. 12, f. 4 (Df).
Epeira rubripunctata Rainbow, 1893b: 19, pl. 3, f. 4 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015171].
Epeira sinuosus Rainbow, 1893b: 20, pl. 3, f. 6 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015203].
Araneus e. Davies, 1988b: 300, f. 27 (f, Dm).
P. e. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 295, f. 1A-C, 4A-G, 5A-D, 6A-D, 7A-F, 8A-E (Tmf from Araneus, S).

f himalayaensis (Tikader, 1975)....................India, possibly China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014928]
Araneus h. Tikader, 1975b: 145, f. 1-3 (Df).
Araneus h. Tikader & Bal, 1981: 50, f. 107-110 (f).
Araneus h. Tikader, 1982a: 229, f. 444-447 (f).
Araneus h. Hu & Li, 1987a: 326, f. 8.1-3 (f; N.B.: Chinese specimens probably misidenntified, per Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 333).
Araneus h. Yin et al., 1990: 33, f. 81-83 (f).
Araneus h. Yin et al., 1997d: 171, f. 88a-d (f).
Araneus h. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 239, f. 138E, H-I, 148E (f).
Araneus h. Hu, 2001: 441, f. 285.1-3 (f).
Eriophora h. Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 5, f. 3A-C (Tf from Araneus).
P. h. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 332 (Tf from Eriophora).

f mitratus (Simon, 1895)....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045494]
Araneus m. Simon,. 1895a: 805 (Df).
P. m. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 333, f. 34A-F (Tf from Araneus).

mf neocaledonicus (Berland, 1924)....................New Caledonia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015051]
Araneus n. Berland, 1924a: 221, f. 124-125 (Df).
Araneus n. Berland, 1932b: 270, f. 387 (f).
P. n. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 314, f. 21A-F, 22A-E (Tf from Araneus, Dm).

m oculosus (Zhu & Song, 1994)....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015884]
Eriophora oculosa Zhu & Song, in Zhu et al., 1994: 38, f. 13A-F (Dm).
Eriophora oculosa Yin et al., 1997d: 290, f. 199a-f (m).
Eriophora oculosa Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 165L, 166C, H (m).
Eriophora oculosa Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 6, f. 4A-C (m).
P. o. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 335 (Tm from Eriophora).

mf opacus Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................Vanuatu [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045489]
Araneus neocaledonicus Berland, 1938: 172, f. 126-128 (mf, misidentified).
P. o. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 317, f. 23A-D, 24A-E (Dmf).

mf patricius Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................Victoria, Tasmania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045490]
P. p. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 321, f. 26A-F, 27A-D, 28A-F (Dmf).

mf plumiopedellus (Yin, Wang & Zhang, 1987)....................China, Taiwan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017164]
Zilla plumiopedella Yin, Wang & Zhang, 1987: 65, f. 15-23 (Dmf).
Zilla plumiopedella Yin et al., 1997d: 400, f. 290a-i (mf).
Zilla plumiopedella Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 310, f. 184N, S, 185C-D, O (mf).
Eriophora plumiopedella Chang & Tso, 2004: 29, f. 9-10 (Tmf from Zilla).
Eriophora plumiopedella Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 7, f. 5A-E (mf).
Eriophora plumiopedella Yin et al., 2012: 682, f. 337a-i (mf).
P. p. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 335 (Tmf from Eriophora).

f poecilus (Zhu & Wang, 1994)....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017165]
Zilla poecila Zhu & Wang, in Zhu et al., 1994: 46, f. 20A-C (Df).
Zilla poecila Yin et al., 1997d: 401, f. 291a-c (f).
Zilla poecila Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 310, f. 184O-P, 185P (f).
Eriophora poecila Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 8, f. 6A-C (Tf from Zilla).
P. p. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 336 (Tf from Eriophora).

mf rosemaryae Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................Queensland, Norfolk Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045491]
P. r. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 324, f. 29A-F, 30A-F (Dmf).

mf sachalinensis (Saito, 1934)....................Russia, China, Korea, Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015887]
Argiope s. Saito, 1934a: 332, f. 6 (Df).
Araneus tokachianus Saito, 1934b: 326, pl. 13, f. 22, pl. 15, f. 65 (Df).
Zilla s. Yaginuma, 1955a: 21, pl. II, f. 8-12 (Tmf from Argiope).
Zilla tokachianus Yaginuma, 1955a: 21 (Tf from Araneus).
Zilla flavomaculata Yaginuma, 1955a: 22, pl. II, f. 13-20 (Dmf).
Araneus tokachianus Saito, 1959: 90, f. 105a-c (f).
Araneus s. Saito, 1959: 110, f. 131a-d (f).
Zilla s. Yaginuma, 1960: 57, f. 56.1-3 (mf).
Zilla flavomaculata Yaginuma, 1960: 57, f. 56.4-5 (f).
Zilla s. Namkung, 1964: 38, f. 26 (f).
Zilla s. Arita, 1970: 27, f. 5-6 (f).
Zilla s. Yaginuma, 1971: 57, f. 56.1-3 (mf).
Zilla flavomaculata Yaginuma, 1971: 57, f. 56.4-5 (f).
Zilla s. Yaginuma, 1977c: 386 (S).
Zilla s. Nishikawa, 1977b: 365, f. 1-8 (f).
Zilla s. Wang & Zhu, 1982: 44, f. 1b, 2a-d (mf).
Araneus s. Levi, 1983: 262.
Zilla s. Hu, 1984: 128, f. 129.1-6 (mf).
Zilla s. Yaginuma, 1986a: 105, f. 56.1 (mf).
Zilla s. Yin, Wang & Zhang, 1987: 63, f. 5-7 (f).
Zilla s. Chikuni, 1989b: 74, f. 36 (mf).
Araneus pineus Yin et al., 1990: 43, f. 107-110 (Df).
Zilla s. Chen & Zhang, 1991: 105, f. 98.1-4 (mf).
Eriophora flava Zhu & Song, in Zhu et al., 1994: 37, f. 12A-C (Dm).
Araneus pineus Yin et al., 1997d: 189, f. 106a-d (f).
Eriophora flava Yin et al., 1997d: 288, f. 197a-d (m).
Zilla s. Yin et al., 1997d: 402, f. 292a-f (mf).
Zilla s. Song, Chen & Zhu, 1997: 1718, f. 21a-b (f).
Zilla s. Kim, Kim & Lee, 1999: 76, f. 25, 49 (m).
Araneus pineus Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 240, f. 139R-T, 148R (f).
Eriophora flava Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 165J-K, 166A, F (m).
Zilla s. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 310, f. 184T-U, 185E-F, Q (mf).
Eriophora s. Tanikawa, 2000a: 23, f. 7, 15-17 (Tmf from Zilla, S).
Eriophora s. Namkung, 2002: 304, f. 19.65a-b (mf).
Eriophora s. Kim & Kim, 2002: 206, f. 125-126, 238-239 (mf).
Eriophora s. Namkung, 2003: 306, f. 19.65a-b (mf).
Eriophora s. Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 9, f. 7A-F (mf, S).
Eriophora s. Marusik & Crawford, 2006: 175, f. 17-18, 25-26 (f).
Eriophora s. Tanikawa, 2007c: 67, f. 140-141, 564-565 (mf).
Eriophora s. Tanikawa, 2009: 441, f. 144-145 (mf).
Eriophora s. Marusik & Kovblyuk, 2011: 113, f. 7.4, 13 (f).
Eriophora s. Yin et al., 2012: 684, f. 338a-f (mf).
P. s. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 336 (Tmf from Eriophora).

m salesi Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................New Guinea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045492]
P. s. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 328, f. 32A-F (Dm).

m sebastiani Joseph & Framenau, 2012....................Philippines [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:045493]
P. s. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 329, f. 33A-E (Dm).

m tricentrus (Zhu & Song, 1994)....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015890]
Eriophora tricentra Zhu & Song, in Zhu et al., 1994: 41, f. 16A-D (Dm).
Eriophora tricentra Yin et al., 1997d: 292, f. 201a-d (m).
Eriophora tricentra Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 280, f. 165O, 166E, I (m).
Eriophora tricentra Zhang, Zhu & Song, 2006: 10, f. 8A-C (m).
P. t. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 337 (Tm from Eriophora).

mf yanbaruensis (Tanikawa, 2000)....................Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015892]
Eriophora y. Tanikawa, 2000a: 20, f. 9-10, 22-25 (Dmf).
Eriophora y. Tanikawa, 2007c: 67, f. 144-149, 569-571 (mf).
Eriophora y. Tanikawa, 2009: 443, f. 149-151 (mf).
P. y. Joseph & Framenau, 2012: 337 (Tmf from Eriophora).