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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 (Entelegynae)
Family Araneidae (Orb Weavers)
Genus Araneus
Species miniatus (Araneus miniatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Araneus miniatus (Walckenaer)
Massachusetts south to Florida and west through Tennessee to Texas (1)
Print References
Walckenaer, C.A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2: 1-549.
Works Cited
1.Small Orb-weavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico
Levi, H. W. 1973. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 145(9):473-552 .