BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

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) 4 31 5 2 3
Family AMAUROBIIDAE (lace-webbed spiders) 1        
Species Amaurobius similis (Blackwall, 1861) (a lace-webbed spider)   2 5 2  
Family ARANEIDAE (orb spiders, orb-weavers) 8 57 26 3 1
Family CLUBIONIDAE (foliage spiders) 3        
Species Clubiona neglecta s.s. O.P.-Cambridge, 1862 (a spider)         1
Species Clubiona pseudoneglecta Wunderlich, 1994 (a foliage spider)         1
Species Clubiona rosserae Locket, 1953 (Rosser's Sac-spider)         1
Family CYBAEIDAE (water spiders) 1        
Species Argyroneta aquatica (Clerck, 1757) (Water Spider)   1      
Family DICTYNIDAE (mesh webbed spiders, mesh-webbed spiders) 2        
Genus Dictyna Sundevall, 1833 (a genus of mesh webbed spiders)         1
Species Nigma walckenaeri (Roewer, 1951) (a mesh webbed spider)         1
Family DYSDERIDAE (woodlice spiders, woodlouse spiders) 3        
Species Dysdera crocata C.L. Koch, 1838 (Woodlouse Spider)         1
Species Dysdera erythrina (Walckenaer, 1802) (a woodlouse spider)         1
Genus Harpactea Bristowe, 1939 (a genus of woodlouse spiders)   5      
Family GNAPHOSIDAE (ground spiders) 4 11 7 1 3
Family LINYPHIIDAE (money spiders) 15 5 12 17 12
Family LIOCRANIDAE (running foliage spiders) 1        
Genus Agroeca Westring, 1861 (a genus of running foliage spiders) 1 1 5    
Family LYCOSIDAE (wolf spiders) 5 1     6
Family OONOPIDAE (six-eyed spiders) 1        
Species Oonops domesticus de Dalmas, 1916 (a six-eyed spider)   5      
Family PHILODROMIDAE (running crab spiders) 2        
Species Philodromus aureolus (Clerck, 1757) (a running crab spider)         1
Species Philodromus praedatus O.P.-Cambridge, 1871 (a running crab spider)         2
Informal (Philodromus albidus/rufus s.l. sensu Bristowe, 1939) sensu Bristowe, 1939 (a running crab spider) 2        
Family PHOLCIDAE (daddy-long-legs spiders) 1        
Species Pholcus phalangioides (Fuesslin, 1775) (Cobweb Spider)   10 46 6  
Family PISAURIDAE (raft and tent spiders, nursery-web and raft spiders) 2        
Species Dolomedes fimbriatus (Clerck, 1757) (Raft Spider)   33 7    
Species Pisaura mirabilis (Clerck, 1757) (Tent Spider, Nursery Web Spider)   2      
Family SALTICIDAE (jumping spiders) 5 6     3
Family SEGESTRIIDAE (six-eyed spiders) 1        
Species Segestria florentina (Rossi, 1790) (a six-eyed spider)   1     1
Family TETRAGNATHIDAE (long-jawed spiders) 3        
Species Tetragnatha extensa (Linnaeus, 1758) (a long-jawed spider)   1     1
Species Tetragnatha montana Simon, 1874 (a long-jawed spider)   7      
Species Tetragnatha pinicola L. Koch, 1870 (a long-jawed spider)         1
Family THERIDIIDAE (comb-footed spiders) 6 67 17 4 2
Family THOMISIDAE (crab spiders) 3        
Species Misumena vatia (Clerck, 1757) (a crab spider)   26      
Genus Ozyptila Simon, 1864 (a genus of crab spiders)     9    
Genus Xysticus C.L. Koch, 1835 (a genus of crab spiders) 1 7      
Family ULOBORIDAE (triangle spiders, cribellate orb-web spiders) 1        
Species Uloborus plumipes Lucas, 1846 (Garden Centre Spider)     9   1

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Central European Spider Wikipedia: Central European Spider Wikipedia
Insects & Spiders from Finland
Insects & Spiders from Finland
Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme website: Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme website
Spiders of Wiltshire: Spiders of Wiltshire
Blackwall, J., 1860 A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland
Cloudsley-Thompson, J.L. & Sankey, J., 1961 Land Invertebrates, a guide to British worms, molluscs and arthropods, excluding insects
Araneae (spiders): Araneae (spiders)
Steve Hopkin: (Cornish spiders) Steve Hopkin
Jones-Walters, L.M., 1989 Keys to the Families of British Spiders
Jones, D., 1983 Spiders of Britain and Northern Europe
Linssen, E.F. & Newman, L.H., 1964 The Observer's Book of Insects
Locket G.A. & Millidge A.F., 1953 British Spiders (3 Vols)
Les araignees de Belgique et France: Les araignees de Belgique et France
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)

Water and wetland spiders

Brauer, A., 1909 Araneae, Acarina und Tardigrada

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 10 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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