Nephila pilipes (Fabricius 1793),

Jäger, Peter, 2007, Spiders from Laos with descriptions of new species (Arachnida: Araneae), Acta Arachnologica 56 (1), pp. 29-58: 37

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.2476/asjaa.56.29

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D27487BF-FF8A-3B0C-FF74-31D4765DF855

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scientific name

Nephila pilipes (Fabricius 1793)
status

 

Nephila pilipes (Fabricius 1793) 

Material examined. 2 males, 1 female ( SMF 56649), L2GoogleMaps  . 1 male, 1 female ( SMF 56642), L3,4. XI.2004GoogleMaps  . 3 males, 1 female ( SMF 56657), L6GoogleMaps  . 1 female ( SMF 56669), L20, at hut for bicycles, by sweep net , P. Jäger & V. Vedel leg. 17.XI.2004GoogleMaps  . 1 female ( SMF 40605), L33, at hut (restaurant)GoogleMaps  .

Although widely distributed in SE Asia these specimens represent the formal first record for Laos. As in the previous species, Argyrodes  sp. and one to three Nephila  males were found in webs of the females.

SMF

Germany, Frankfurt-am-Main, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Nephilidae

Genus

Nephila