Argiope versicolor (Doleschall 1859)

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

publication ID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6250771

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/D27487BF-FF8A-3B0C-FA92-350473A0FB5A

treatment provided by

Jeremy

scientific name

Argiope versicolor (Doleschall 1859)
status

 

Argiope versicolor (Doleschall 1859)

Material examined. 1 female ( SMF 56339 ), L1 GoogleMaps . 3 females, 1 juvenile ( SMF 56350 ), L5, 7.XI.2004 GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56365 ), L6 GoogleMaps . 1 male ( SMF 56367 ), L9, surroundings, by hand GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56677 ), L10, at night, by hand, 4. + 9.III.2006 GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56674 ), L 13, 4.III. 2006 GoogleMaps . 1 subadult female ( SMF 56675 ), L 13, 5. III. 2006 GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56384 ), L20, outside cave, sweeping GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56383 ), L23 GoogleMaps . 2 males ( SMF 56316 ), L29, by hand, 18.- 19.11.2003 GoogleMaps . 1 male, 1 female, 1 subadult male, 2 juveniles ( SMF 56324 ) GoogleMaps , 1 female ( SMF 56325 ), L29, sweeping, 23.11.2003 GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56329 ), L33 GoogleMaps . 1 female ( SMF 56331 ), L34, surroundings, sweeping, 30.X.2004 GoogleMaps .

Males could be clearly identified according to drawings of Levi (1983). Copulatory organs of females are rather variable as shown in Yin et al. (1997). The species occurred in various open habitats.

SMF

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Araneidae

Genus

Argiope