Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus, 1767)

Dean, David Allen, 2016, Catalogue of Texas spiders, ZooKeys 570, pp. 1-703: 243

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.570.6095

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE0DA439-F6F6-4DCF-8225-5700A3C50098

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7558CBCE-843F-594A-A96E-E5E064B5C33D

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scientific name

Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus, 1767)
status

 

Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus, 1767)  

Nephila clavipes   Bakkegard and Davenport 1977: 564-565; Bradley 2013: 219; Brown 1974: 233; Higgins 1987: 402; Higgins 1989: 749; Higgins 1990: 774; Higgins 1992a: 95; Higgins 1992b: 639; Higgins and Buskirk 1992: 486; Higgins and Goodnight 2010: 150; Higgins and McGuinness 1990: 287; Higgins and McGuinness 1991: 287; Higgins and Rankin 1999: 264; Higgins et al. 2001: 83; Jackman 1997: 67, desc., 168 (photo 20b); Levi 1980: 17 [S], mf, desc. (figs 23-43); Levi 2005b: 233; Marx 1889: 99; Moore 1977: 96; Roth 1982: 11-3; Roth 1985: B-6-3, B-6-7; Roth 1994: 170

Nephila wistariana   McCook, 1894; McCook 1893: 252

Distribution.

Southeast Texas; Bee, Brazoria, Brazos, Calhoun, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Lavaca, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Tyler, Willacy

Locality.

Big Thicket National Preserve, Brazos Bend State Park, Lick Creek Park

Time of activity.

Male (August, October); female (July - November)

Habitat.

(grass: coastal plain grasslands, tall grass); (littoral: palmetto-cypress swamp); (soil/woodland: oak, scrub forest, wooded area); (web: in web)

Type.

Jamaica

Etymology.

Latin, club-foot

Collection.

DMNS, MCZ, MSU, TAMU

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Nephilidae

Genus

Nephila