Summary for Araniella cucurbitina sens. lat. (Araneae)

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National Distribution

 
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Araniella opsithographa Copyright: Sue Horne
Identification difficulty rating: 2
Name: Araniella cucurbitina sens. lat.
Authority: auct.
Order: Arachnida: Araneae
Family: Araneidae
IUCN status: LC

Records: 387
First Record: 1886
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 128
Pre-1992 hectads: 26
Total hectads: 143

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Recorded altitude range
1m to 270m

Species text

Old records of Araniella cucurbitina included A. opisthographa as a variety of A. cucurbitina or did not distinguish this taxon at all from A. cucurbitina in its wide sense (Araniella cucurbitina sens. lat.). This therefore means that these records cannot be separated unless vouchers exist and these have been re-determined. No Araniella species can be identified to species level without careful microscopic examination of adults, and this is true of A. cucurbitina sens. str. and A. opisthographa, as well as the scarcer species A. inconspicua, A. alpica and A. displicata. Identification to species cannot be made from photographs.  References

Adult Season

Adult Season Data (based on 132 records with adult season information)


Habitats

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 197 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 72 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 61 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 130 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Araniella cucurbitina sens. lat.

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Araniella cucurbitina sens. lat.

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Araniella sp
Araniella sp
Araniella opsithographa 3
Araniella opsithographa 3
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Araniella opsithographa 2
Araniella opsithographa
Araniella opsithographa
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