Nephila maculata (Fabricius)

Biswas, B. & Majumder, S. C., 1995, Araneae Spider. - Zoological Survey of India, State Fauna Series 4 Fauna of Meghalaya Part 2, Zoological Survey of India, pp. 93-128: 97

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.847631

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/737187FF-FF92-9831-B450-FEFCFB08DFDA

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scientific name

Nephila maculata (Fabricius)
status

 

9. Nephila maculata (Fabricius)  

1793. Aranea   maculata Fabricius, Ent. Syst.   , 2: 425.

1982. Nephila maculata: Tikader, Fauna   of India, Spiders: Araneae   , 2 (1): 97.

Specimen examined: 2 ♀, Sonapahar, Khasi Hill, Shillong , Meghalaya, 27.xi.1977, coll. K. R. Rao;   3 ♀ Norgpol forest, Khasi Hill, Shillong , Meghalaya, 6. viii.1966, coll. Mathur & party;   5 ♀, Elephant falls, Khasi Hill , Meghalaya, 12.vii.1990, coll. S. K. Chanda.  

Distribution: India Shillong, Meghalaya (New record); Tamil-Nadu; Karnataka; M.P.; U.P.; Assam, Sikkim; West Bengal; Maharashtra; Gujarat; Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Burma, Sri Lanka, China, Australia, Malaysia, Japan, New Guinea.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Nephilidae

Genus

Nephila