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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):    
  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: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassArachnida  – arachnids, aracnídeo, araignées, arácnidos  
                      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 Aerea Urquhart, 1891  
                            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. P.-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 Arkys Walckenaer, 1837  
                            Genus Artonis Simon, 1895  
                            Genus Aspidolasius Simon, 1887  
                            Genus Augusta O. P.-Cambridge, 1877  
                            Genus Austracantha Dahl, 1914  
                            Genus Backobourkia Framenau et al., 2010  
                            Genus Bertrana Keyserling, 1884  
                            Genus Caerostris Thorell, 1868  
                            Genus Carepalxis L. Koch, 1872  
                            Genus Celaenia Thorell, 1868  
                            Genus Cercidia Thorell, 1869  
                            Genus Chaetacis Simon, 1895  
                            Genus Chorizopes O. P.-Cambridge, 1870  
                            Genus Cladomelea Simon, 1895  
                            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. P.-Cambridge, 1890  
                            Genus Enacrosoma Mello-Leitao, 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. P.-Cambridge, 1896  
                            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 Heterognatha Nicolet, 1849  
                            Genus Heurodes Keyserling, 1886  
                            Genus Hingstepeira Levi, 1995  
                            Genus Hypognatha Guérin, 1839  
                            Genus Hypsacantha Dahl, 1914  
                            Genus Hypsosinga Ausserer, 1871  
                            Genus Ideocaira Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Isoxya Simon, 1885  
                            Genus Kaira O. P.-Cambridge, 1889  
                            Genus Kapogea Levi, 1997  
                            Genus Kilima Grasshoff, 1970  
                            Genus Larinia Simon, 1874  
                            Genus Lariniaria Grasshoff, 1970  
                            Genus Larinioides Caporiacco, 1934  
                            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. P.-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. P.-Cambridge, 1904  
                            Genus Metepeira F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1903  
                            Genus Micrathena Sundevall, 1833  
                            Genus Micrepeira Schenkel, 1953  
                            Genus Micropoltys Kulczynski, 1911  
                            Genus Milonia Thorell, 1890  
                            Genus Molinaranea Mello-Leitao, 1940  
                            Genus Nemoscolus Simon, 1895  
                            Genus Nemosinga Caporiacco, 1947  
                            Genus Nemospiza Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Neoarchemorus Mascord, 1968  
                            Genus Neogea Levi, 1983  
                            Genus Neoscona Simon, 1864 – spotted orbweavers 
                            Genus Nicolepeira Levi, 2001  
                            Genus Novakiella Court & Forster, 1993  
                            Genus Novaranea Court & Forster, 1988  
                            Genus Nuctenea Simon, 1864  
                            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. P.-Cambridge, 1904  
                            Genus Parazygiella Wunderlich, 2004  
                            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 Poecilarcys Simon, 1895  
                            Genus Poecilopachys Simon, 1895  
                            Genus Poltys C. L. Koch, 1843  
                            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 Stroemiellus Wunderlich, 2004  
                            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 Tukaraneus Barrion & Litsinger, 1995  
                            Genus Umbonata Grasshoff, 1971  
                            Genus Ursa Simon, 1895  
                            Genus Verrucosa McCook, 1888  
                            Genus Wagneriana F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1904  
                            Genus Witica O. P.-Cambridge, 1895  
                            Genus Wixia O. P.-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. P.-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 11.0, website (version 11.0)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Platnick, Norman I. 2011. The World Spider Catalog, v.11.0. American Museum of Natural History. Database built by Robert J. Raven from the files underlying the website at http://research.amnh.org/iz/spiders/catalog/ DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001   
  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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