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Species Mangora gibberosa - Lined Orbweaver

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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 Mangora
Species gibberosa (Lined Orbweaver)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Latin: from gibber- "hunchbacked, hump-backed" + -osus, a suffix meaning "extremely, full of"