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Species Araneus nordmanni

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Classification
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 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
Palp

Epigynum (ventral/posterior/lateral)
Range
Boreal Canada south to Georgia in the Appalachians and the mountainous western U.S. to New Mexico and California. It is also known from the norther tier of U.S. States. (1)
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.