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Araneidae  Clerck, 1757
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82737

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Nephilidae Simon, 1894
 
  Common Name(s): orbweavers [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassEuchelicerata   
                      SubclassArachnida   
                         OrderAraneae  – spiders, aranhas, araignées, arañas  
                            FamilyAraneidae Clerck, 1757 – orbweavers  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acacesia Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Acantharachne Tullgren, 1910  
                               Genus Acanthepeira Marx, 1883  
                               Genus Acroaspis Karsch, 1878  
                               Genus Acrosomoides Simon, 1887  
                               Genus Actinacantha Simon, 1864  
                               Genus Actinosoma Holmberg, 1883  
                               Genus Aculepeira Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942  
                               Genus Acusilas Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Aethriscus Pocock, 1902  
                               Genus Aethrodiscus Strand, 1913  
                               Genus Aetrocantha Karsch, 1879  
                               Genus Afracantha Dahl, 1914  
                               Genus Agalenatea Archer, 1951  
                               Genus Alenatea Song & Zhu, 1999  
                               Genus Allocyclosa Levi, 1999  
                               Genus Alpaida O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889  
                               Genus Amazonepeira Levi, 1989  
                               Genus Anepsion Strand, 1929  
                               Genus Arachnura Vinson, 1863  
                               Genus Araneus Clerck, 1757 – roundshouldered orbweavers, angulate orbweavers 
                               Genus Araniella Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942  
                               Genus Aranoethra Butler, 1873  
                               Genus Argiope Audouin, 1826 – garden orbweavers 
                               Genus Artifex Kallal & Hormiga, 2018  
                               Genus Artonis Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Aspidolasius Simon, 1887  
                               Genus Augusta O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877  
                               Genus Austracantha Dahl, 1914  
                               Genus Backobourkia Framenau, Dupérré, Blackledge & Vink, 2010  
                               Genus Bertrana Keyserling, 1884  
                               Genus Caerostris Thorell, 1868  
                               Genus Carepalxis L. Koch, 1872  
                               Genus Celaenia Thorell, 1868  
                               Genus Cercidia Thorell, 1869  
                               Genus Chorizopes O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871  
                               Genus Chorizopesoides Mi & Wang, 2018  
                               Genus Cladomelea Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Clitaetra Simon, 1889  
                               Genus Cnodalia Thorell, 1890  
                               Genus Coelossia Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Colaranea Court & Forster, 1988  
                               Genus Collina Urquhart, 1891  
                               Genus Colphepeira Archer, 1941  
                               Genus Cryptaranea Court & Forster, 1988  
                               Genus Cyclosa Menge, 1866 – trashline orbweavers 
                               Genus Cyphalonotus Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Cyrtarachne Thorell, 1868  
                               Genus Cyrtobill Framenau & Scharff, 2009  
                               Genus Cyrtophora Simon, 1864 – tentweb weavers 
                               Genus Deione Thorell, 1898  
                               Genus Deliochus Simon, 1894  
                               Genus Dolophones Walckenaer, 1837  
                               Genus Dubiepeira Levi, 1991  
                               Genus Edricus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1890  
                               Genus Enacrosoma Mello-Leitão, 1932  
                               Genus Encyosaccus Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Epeiroides Keyserling, 1885  
                               Genus Eriophora Simon, 1864  
                               Genus Eriovixia Archer, 1951  
                               Genus Eustacesia Caporiacco, 1954  
                               Genus Eustala Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Exechocentrus Simon, 1889  
                               Genus Faradja Grasshoff, 1970  
                               Genus Friula O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897  
                               Genus Galaporella Levi, 2009  
                               Genus Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833  
                               Genus Gastroxya Benoit, 1962  
                               Genus Gea C. L. Koch, 1843  
                               Genus Gibbaranea Archer, 1951  
                               Genus Glyptogona Simon, 1884  
                               Genus Gnolus Simon, 1879  
                               Genus Herennia Thorell, 1877  
                               Genus Heterognatha Nicolet, 1849  
                               Genus Heurodes Keyserling, 1886  
                               Genus Hingstepeira Levi, 1995  
                               Genus Hypognatha Guérin-Méneville, 1839  
                               Genus Hypsacantha Dahl, 1914  
                               Genus Hypsosinga Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Ideocaira Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Indoetra Kuntner, 2006  
                               Genus Isoxya Simon, 1885  
                               Genus Kaira O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889  
                               Genus Kapogea Levi, 1997  
                               Genus Kilima Grasshoff, 1970  
                               Genus Larinia Simon, 1874  
                               Genus Lariniaria Grasshoff, 1970  
                               Genus Larinioides Caporiacco, 1934  
                               Genus Lariniophora Framenau, 2011  
                               Genus Leviellus Wunderlich, 2004  
                               Genus Lewisepeira Levi, 1993  
                               Genus Lipocrea Thorell, 1878  
                               Genus Macracantha Simon, 1864  
                               Genus Madacantha Emerit, 1970  
                               Genus Mahembea Grasshoff, 1970  
                               Genus Mangora O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1889  
                               Genus Manogea Levi, 1997  
                               Genus Mastophora Holmberg, 1876 – bolas spiders 
                               Genus Mecynogea Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Megaraneus Lawrence, 1968  
                               Genus Melychiopharis Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Metazygia F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904  
                               Genus Metepeira F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1903  
                               Genus Micrathena Sundevall, 1833  
                               Genus Micrepeira Schenkel, 1953  
                               Genus Micropoltys Kulczynski, 1911  
                               Genus Milonia Thorell, 1890  
                               Genus Molinaranea Mello-Leitão, 1940  
                               Genus Nemoscolus Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Nemosinga Caporiacco, 1947  
                               Genus Nemospiza Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Neogea Levi, 1983  
                               Genus Neoscona Simon, 1864 – spotted orbweavers 
                               Genus Nephila Leach, 1815  
                               Genus Nephilengys L. Koch, 1872  
                               Genus Nephilingis Kuntner, 2013  
                               Genus Nicolepeira Levi, 2001  
                               Genus Novakiella Court & Forster, 1993  
                               Genus Novaranea Court & Forster, 1988  
                               Genus Nuctenea Simon, 1864  
                               Genus Oarces Simon, 1879  
                               Genus Ocrepeira Marx, 1883  
                               Genus Ordgarius Keyserling, 1886  
                               Genus Paralarinia Grasshoff, 1970  
                               Genus Paraplectana Brito Capello, 1867  
                               Genus Paraplectanoides Keyserling, 1886  
                               Genus Pararaneus Caporiacco, 1940  
                               Genus Parawixia F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904  
                               Genus Parmatergus Emerit, 1994  
                               Genus Pasilobus Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Perilla Thorell, 1895  
                               Genus Pherenice Thorell, 1899  
                               Genus Phonognatha Simon, 1894  
                               Genus Pitharatus Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Plebs Joseph & Framenau, 2012  
                               Genus Poecilarcys Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Poecilopachys Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Poltys C. L. Koch, 1843  
                               Genus Porcataraneus Mi & Peng, 2011  
                               Genus Pozonia Schenkel, 1953  
                               Genus Prasonica Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Prasonicella Grasshoff, 1971  
                               Genus Pronoides Schenkel, 1936  
                               Genus Pronous Keyserling, 1881  
                               Genus Pseudartonis Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Pseudopsyllo Strand, 1916  
                               Genus Psyllo Thorell, 1899  
                               Genus Pycnacantha Blackwall, 1865  
                               Genus Rubrepeira Levi, 1992  
                               Genus Scoloderus Simon, 1887  
                               Genus Sedasta Simon, 1894  
                               Genus Singa C. L. Koch, 1836 – striped orbweavers 
                               Genus Singafrotypa Benoit, 1962  
                               Genus Siwa Grasshoff, 1970  
                               Genus Spilasma Simon, 1897  
                               Genus Spinepeira Levi, 1995  
                               Genus Spintharidius Simon, 1893  
                               Genus Taczanowskia Keyserling, 1879  
                               Genus Talthybia Thorell, 1898  
                               Genus Tatepeira Levi, 1995  
                               Genus Telaprocera Harmer & Framenau, 2008  
                               Genus Testudinaria Taczanowski, 1879  
                               Genus Thelacantha Hasselt, 1882  
                               Genus Thorellina Berg, 1899  
                               Genus Togacantha Dahl, 1914  
                               Genus Trichonephila Dahl, 1911  
                               Genus Umbonata Grasshoff, 1971  
                               Genus Ursa Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Verrucosa McCook, 1888  
                               Genus Wagneriana F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904  
                               Genus Witica O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1895  
                               Genus Wixia O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1882  
                               Genus Xylethrus Simon, 1895  
                               Genus Yaginumia Archer, 1960  
                               Genus Zealaranea Court & Forster, 1988  
                               Genus Zilla C. L. Koch, 1834  
                               Genus Zygiella F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902  
       

 References
       
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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Araneidae   
       
  Source: World Spider Catalog, Version 21.0, website (version 21.0)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: World Spider Catalog (2020). Version 21.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 24 Jan 2020. doi: 10.24436/2   
  Reference for: Araneidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Breene, R. G., D. Allen Dean, G. B. Edwards, Blain Hebert, Herbert W. Levi, Gail Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Arachnids, Fifth Edition   
  Page(s): 42   
  Publisher: American Tarantula Society   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-929427-11-5   
  Notes: The American Arachnological Society Committee on Common Names of Arachnids. Available online at http://atshq.org/downloads.php   
  Reference for: Araneidae, orbweavers [English]   
       

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