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ARANEAE (spiders)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Taxon Rank #refs #webs
AGELENIDAE (cobweb spiders) Family    
Tegenaria duellica Simon, 1875 (a cobweb spider) Species 1  
Tegenaria saeva Blackwall, 1844 (House Spider) Species 1  
(Tegenaria saeva/gigantea s.l.) (a species aggregate of spiders) Informal 3  
ARANEIDAE (orb spiders, orb-weavers) Family 1 2
ATYPIDAE (purse web spiders) Family    
Atypus affinis Eichwald, 1830 (Purse Web Spider) Species   1
CLUBIONIDAE (foliage spiders) Family    
Clubiona neglecta s.s. O.P.-Cambridge, 1862 (a spider) Species 1  
Clubiona pseudoneglecta Wunderlich, 1994 (a foliage spider) Species 1  
Clubiona rosserae Locket, 1953 (Rosser's Sac-spider) Species 1  
DICTYNIDAE (mesh webbed spiders, mesh-webbed spiders) Family    
Dictyna Sundevall, 1833 (a genus of mesh webbed spiders) Genus 1  
Nigma walckenaeri (Roewer, 1951) (a mesh webbed spider) Species 1  
DYSDERIDAE (woodlice spiders, woodlouse spiders) Family    
Dysdera crocata C.L. Koch, 1838 (Woodlouse Spider) Species 1  
Dysdera erythrina (Walckenaer, 1802) (a woodlouse spider) Species 1  
GNAPHOSIDAE (ground spiders) Family    
Zelotes apricorum (L. Koch, 1876) (a ground spider) Species 1  
Zelotes subterraneus (C.L. Koch, 1833) (a ground spider) Species 1  
(Zelotes apricorum/subterraneus s.l. sensu Bristowe, 1939) sensu Bristowe, 1939 (a ground spider) Informal 3  
LINYPHIIDAE (money spiders) Family 13  
LYCOSIDAE (wolf spiders) Family 6 4
MITURGIDAE (foliage spiders) Family    
Cheiracanthium erraticum (Walckenaer, 1802) (a foliage spider) Species   2
PHILODROMIDAE (running crab spiders) Family    
Philodromus aureolus (Clerck, 1757) (a running crab spider) Species 1  
Philodromus praedatus O.P.-Cambridge, 1871 (a running crab spider) Species 2  
SALTICIDAE (jumping spiders) Family    
Neon reticulatus (Blackwall, 1853) (a jumping spider) Species 1  
Neon robustus Lohmander, 1945 (a jumping spider) Species 1  
Talavera petrensis (C.L. Koch, 1837) (a jumping spider) Species 1  
SEGESTRIIDAE (six-eyed spiders) Family    
Segestria florentina (Rossi, 1790) (a six-eyed spider) Species 1  
TETRAGNATHIDAE (long-jawed spiders) Family    
Tetragnatha extensa (Linnaeus, 1758) (a long-jawed spider) Species 1  
Tetragnatha pinicola L. Koch, 1870 (a long-jawed spider) Species 1  
THERIDIIDAE (comb-footed spiders) Family    
Enoplognatha ovata s.l. (Clerck, 1757) (candy-stripe spiders) Species aggregate 1  
Enoplognatha ovata s.s. (Clerck, 1757) (a comb-footed spider) Species 1  
(Enoplognatha ovata/latimana s.l. sensu Locket & Millidge, 1953) sensu Locket & Millidge, 1953 (a comb-footed spider) Informal    
Enoplognatha ovata s.l. (Clerck, 1757) (candy-stripe spiders) Species aggregate 1  
Enoplognatha ovata s.s. (Clerck, 1757) (a comb-footed spider) Species 1  
THOMISIDAE (crab spiders) Family   2
ULOBORIDAE (triangle spiders, cribellate orb-web spiders) Family    
Uloborus plumipes Lucas, 1846 (Garden Centre Spider) Species 1  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Central European Spider Wikipedia: http://wiki.spinnen-forum.de/ Central European Spider Wikipedia
Insects & Spiders from Finland
: http://www.kolumbus.fi/hannu.j.tanner/coleoptera/
Insects & Spiders from Finland
Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme website: http://srs.britishspiders.org.uk/portal.php/p/Locate Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme website
Spiders of Wiltshire: http://geocities.com/mc28askins/doc1.htm 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): https://www.flickr.com/photos/63075200@N07/collections/72157631875078693/ Araneae (spiders)
Steve Hopkin: http://www.stevehopkin.co.uk (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: http://arachno.piwigo.com/index.php?/categories 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): http://users.skynet.be/jjw.myco.mons Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)

Water and wetland spiders

Brauer, A., 1909 Araneae, Acarina und Tardigrada

General Works

British Spiders discussion group: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/britishspiders/join British Spiders discussion group
Bristowe, W.S., 1939 The Comity of Spiders
Micropics: http://micropics.org.uk/index.htm Micropics
Harvey, P., Nellist, D. & Telfer, M., 2002 Recording Britain's spiders
Harvey, P.R., Nellist, D.R. & Telfer, M.G., 2002 Provisional atlas of British spiders (Arachnida, Araneae), Volume 1
Harvey, P.R., Nellist, D.R. & Telfer, M.G., 2002 Provisional atlas of British spiders (Arachnida, Araneae), Volume 2

Dead wood

Alexander, K.N.A., 2002 The Invertebrates of Living and Decaying Timber in Britain and Ireland - a Provisional Annotated Checklist

Toxic species

Ostoj√°-Starzewski, J., 2010 Potentially dangerous invertebrates associated with imported plants and produce

ARANEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
ARACHNIDA
(mites, spiders, false scorpions, harvestmen etc.)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

ARANEAE is associated with:

Associated with ARANEAE:

is parasitoid host of gregarious, mycelioid perithecium Torrubiella albolanata - an ascomycete (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) Dennis, R.W.G., 1978 [on small spiders among debris of marsh plants in summer]
may be infected by colony of Gibellula anamorph Gibellula aranearum - an anamorphic entomopathogenic fungus (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
may be infected by colony of Hymenostilbe anamorph Torrubiella arachnophila - an entomopathogenic pyrenomycete (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
is taken to the nest of female Arachnospila (Ammosphex) anceps - a spider-hunting wasp (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Arachnospila (Ammosphex) consobrina - a spider-hunting wasp (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Arachnospila (Anoplochares) minutula - a spider-hunting wasp (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Auplopus carbonarius - a spider-hunting wasp (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Miscophus ater - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Miscophus concolor - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Trypoxylon attenuatum - Slender Wood Borer Wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Trypoxylon clavicerum - Club Horned Wood Borer Wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Trypoxylon figulus - Black Wood Borer Wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Trypoxylon medium - a wood borer wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Trypoxylon minus - a wood borer wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
adult adult is predated by leaf Pinguicula vulgaris - Common Butterwort (Lamiales: Lentibulariaceae) Darwin, C., 1875 [p370]
body body is parasitoid host of scattered, sparsely subiculate perithecium Torrubiella aranicida - an ascomycete (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) Dennis, R.W.G., 1978 [larger spiders]
egg cocoon egg cocoon is predated by larva Melanophora roralis - a woodlouse parasite fly (Diptera: Rhinophoridae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
legs legs is parasitoid host of scattered, sparsely subiculate perithecium Torrubiella aranicida - an ascomycete (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) Dennis, R.W.G., 1978 [larger spiders]

Araneae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Darwin, C., 1875 Insectivorous Plants
Dennis, R.W.G., 1978 British Ascomycetes
Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Macdonald, M.A., in prep. Forage, prey and host-parasite relationships of aculeates
Prys-Jones, O.E. & Corbet, S.A., 1987 Bumblebees
van Emden, F.I.,, 1954 Diptera: Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Sect (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae
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