Taxon profile


Black and Yellow Argiope
Argiope aurantia Lucas, 1833

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Araneae - spiders »  family Araneidae - Orb-weaver spider »  genus Argiope

Scientific synonyms

Argiope cophinaria (Walckenaer, 1841)
Argiope godmani O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898
Argiope personata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1893
Argiope riparia (Hentz, 1847)
Argiope riparia multiconcha Treat, 1887
Epeira ambitoria Walckenaer, 1842
Epeira aurantia (Lucas, 1833)
Epeira cophinaria Walckenaer, 1842
Epeira riparia Hentz, 1847
Epeira sutrix Hentz, 1847

Other names

= Yellow Garden Spider



Links and literature

EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [], American Museum of Natural History [as Argiope aurantia Lucas, 1833]
Data retrieved on: 5 May 2013
CZ Kůrka A., Kovařík F. (2003): České názvy živočichů VI. Pavoukovci (Arachnida). I. Pavouci (Araneae) a štíři (Scorpiones), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 167 pp. [as Argiope aurantia Lucas, 1833]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013

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