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Species Araneus nordmanni

Spider - Araneus nordmanni Large Orb Weaver - Araneus nordmanni mystery spider - Araneus nordmanni Spider - Araneus nordmanni orb weaver - Araneus nordmanni - female garden spider? - Araneus nordmanni Spider - Orb Weaver - Araneus nordmanni - male Spider - Araneus nordmanni
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araneus
Species nordmanni (Araneus nordmanni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Size
Female to 13 mm, Male to 8 mm (1)
Female 7-19 mm, Male 6-10 mm (2)
Identification
Male:
Pedipalp



Female:
Epigyne
ventral view


posterior view


lateral view
Range
AB, AK, AZ, BC, CA, CO, CT, ID, LB, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NB, NC, NH, NM, NS, NT, NY, ON, OR, PA, PQ, SK, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY, YT
Internet References
(1) Spiderlist - A list compiled by a committee of volunteer contributors of the American Arachnological Society.

~ crawford.tardigrade.net - Image of a female from WA.
Works Cited
1.The Orb-weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska - The Insects and Arachnids of Canada Part 23
Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P, Paquin and H.W. Levi. 2003. NRC Research Press.
2.The diadematus group of the orb-weaver genus Araneus north of Mexico
H. W. Levi. 1971. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 141(4): 131-179.