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Acacesia hamata, Julie Metz Wetlands, Woodbridge, Virginia - 15673101608

Acacesia hamata, Julie Metz Wetlands, Woodbridge, Virginia

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Araneoidea

Familia: Araneidae
Subfamilia: Araneinae
Tribus: Mangorini
Genus: Acacesia
Species: Acacesia hamata
Name

Acacesia hamata (Hentz, 1847)

Type locality: Alabama, USA

Holotype ♂: Destroyed
Synonyms

Epeira hamata Hentz, 1847
Epeira foliata Hentz, 1847 [preocc.]
Epeira folifera Marx, 1890 [nom. nov. pro Epeira foliata Hentz]
Araneus hallucinor Petrunkevitch, 1911 [nom. nov. pro Epeira hamata Hentz, not preocc.]
Acacesia lanceolata Badcock, 1932
Araneus nigrolineatus Caporiacco, 1955
Acacesia foliata — Simon, 1895
Acacesia hamata — Bryant, 1945

Acacesia hamata

References

Hentz, N. M. 1847. Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 443–478. [474, pl. 31, f. 10 (D♂); 475, pl. 31, f. 14 (D♀)]
Simon, E. 1895. Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris, 1: 761–1084. [795]
Badcock, A. D. 1932. Reports of an expedition to Paraguay and Brazil in 1926-1927 supported by the Trustes of the Percy Sladen Memorial Fund and the Executive Committee of the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. Arachnida from the Paraguayan Chaco. Journal of the Linnean Society of London (Zool.) 38: 1–48. [20, f. 14]
Caporiacco, L. di. 1955. Estudios sobre los aracnidos de Venezuela. 2a parte: Araneae. Acta Biologica Venezuelica 1: 265–448. [357, f. 36a-b]
Glueck, S. 1994. A taxonomic revision of the orb weaver genus Acacesia (Araneae: Araneidae). Psyche, Cambridge 101: 59–84. PDF [69, f. 1, 4-8]

Acacesia hamata is a species of spider in the orb weaver family, Araneidae. It is typically found in summer months of the eastern half of the United States, south to Argentina. Acacesia hamata is the only species of Acacesia normally found in the United States.[1][2]
References

*Bugguide species info page Acacesia hamata
Hentz, N. M. (1847). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 443-478.

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