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ARANEAE (spiders)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # macrophotos # microphotos Date Vice-county Country
Araneae 5 2 3 9 May 2001 Berks England


Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Family AGELENIDAE (cobweb spiders) 5        
Species Agelena labyrinthica (Clerck, 1757) (Labyrinth Spider)   1      
Genus Tegenaria (cobweb spiders) 4 27 3   3
Family ARANEIDAE (orb spiders) 7        
Species Agelenatea redii (Scopoli, 1763) (an orb-weaver spider)   1      
Genus Araneus (a genus of orb-weaver spiders) 3 20      
Species Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli, 1772) (Wasp Spider)   19     1
Species Cyclosa conica (Pallas, 1772) (an orb-weaver spider)     1    
Species Nuctenea umbratica (Clerck, 1757) (an orb-weaver spider)   1 14    
Family ARGYRONETIDAE (water spiders) 1 1      
Family CLUBIONIDAE (foliage spiders) 2        
Genus Clubiona (a genus of foliage spiders) 2       2
Family DICTYNIDAE (mesh webbed spiders) 1        
Genus Nigma (a genus of mesh webbed spiders) 1       1
Family DYSDERIDAE (woodlice spiders) 3        
Species Dysdera crocata C.L.Koch, 1838 (Woodlouse Spider)         1
Species Dysdera erythrina (Walckenaer, 1802) (a woodlouse spider)         1
Genus Harpactea (a genus of woodlouse spiders)   5      
Family GNAPHOSIDAE (ground spiders) 4        
Genus Drassodes (a genus of ground spiders) 1 11 7 1  
Genus Zelotes (a genus of ground spiders) 3       3
Family LINYPHIIDAE (money spiders) 5        
Genus Centromerus (a genus of money spiders) 1   3 3  
Species Drapetisca socialis (Sundevall, 1833) (a money spider)   3 5    
Species Gongylidium rufipes (Linnaeus, 1758) (a money spider)     2 10  
Genus Linyphia (a genus of money spiders) 1 2      
Genus Porrhomma (a genus of money spiders) 1   2 4 1
Family LIOCRANIDAE (running foliage spiders) 1 1 5    
Family LYCOSIDAE (wolf spiders) 3        
Genus Alopecosa (a genus of wolf spiders) 2       3
Genus Pardosa (a genus of wolf spiders)   1      
Family METIDAE (orb-weaver spiders) 1 2      
Family OONOPIDAE (six-eyed spiders) 1 5      
Family PHILODROMIDAE (running crab spiders) 1        
Genus Philodromus (a genus of running crab spiders) 1       1
Family PHOLCIDAE (a family of spiders) 1 7 35    
Family PISAURIDAE (raft and tent spiders) 2 25 7    
Family SALTICIDAE (jumping spiders) 5 6     3
Family SEGESTRIIDAE (six-eyed spiders) 1        
Genus Segestria (a genus of six-eyed spiders) 1 1     1
Family TETRAGNATHIDAE (long-jawed spiders) 2 8      
Family THERIDIIDAE (comb-footed spiders) 5 51 6    
Family THOMISIDAE (crab spiders) 3 28 9    
Family ULOBORIDAE (triangle spiders) 1        
Species Uloborus plumipes (Garden Centre Spider)         1

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Central European Spider Wikipedia: Central European Spider Wikipedia
Insects & Spiders from Finland
Insects & Spiders from Finland
Spiders of Wiltshire: Spiders of Wiltshire
Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. & Sankey, J., 1961 Land Invertebrates, a guide to British worms, molluscs and arthropods, excluding insects
Steve Hopkin: (Cornish spiders) Steve Hopkin
Jones, R. Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe
Jones-Walters, L.M., 1989 Keys to the Families of British Spiders
Linssen, E.F. & Newman, L.H., 1964 The Observer's Book of Insects
Locket G.A. & Millidge A.F., 1953 British Spiders (3 Vols)
Roberts, M.J., 1993 The Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland (compact edition)
Roberts, M.J., 1995 Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe
Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut): Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 8 general literature references to ARANEAE (spiders)

ARANEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 30 feeding and other relationships of ARANEAE (spiders)

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