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Species Araneus miniatus

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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 miniatus (Araneus miniatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Araneus miniatus (Walckenaer)
Orig. Comb: Epeira miniata Walckenaer, 1841
for complete list of syns, see: World Spider Catalog
e US (BG data)
Print References
Walckenaer, C.A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2: 1-549.