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Giant Woodspider
Nephila pilipes (Fabricius, 1793)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Araneae - spiders »  family Nephilidae - golden orb weavers »  genus Nephila - golden silk orb-weaver

Scientific synonyms

Aranea pilipes Fabricius, 1793
Aranea sebae
Epeira caliginosa Walckenaer, 1842
Epeira chrysogaster Walckenaer, 1805
Epeira doreyana Walckenaer, 1842
Epeira fuscipes
Epeira harpyia Doleschall, 1859
Epeira hasseltii Doleschall, 1859
Epeira penicillum Doleschall, 1857
Epeira sebae Walckenaer, 1805

Other names

= Golden Orb Spider

Least Concern

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juvenile animal

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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

subspecies Nephila pilipes malagassa (Strand, 1907)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [794c3af9-ca37-4f60-a046-dd5a307a143d]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Nephila pilipes (Fabricius, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 2 April 2015
EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/], American Museum of Natural History [as Nephila pilipes (Fabricius, 1793)]
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 Nephila pilipes (Fabricius, 1793)]
Data retrieved on: 11 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 Nephila pictithorax Kulczyński, 1911]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013

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