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Species Araneus bonsallae

Green Orbweaver - Araneus bonsallae - male Spider - Araneus bonsallae Which Araneus? - Araneus bonsallae - male Araneus cingulatus - Araneus bonsallae - male Araneus bonsallae - male neon green spider - Araneus bonsallae Green spider - Araneus bonsallae Araneus  - Araneus bonsallae
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 bonsallae (Araneus bonsallae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: McCook. Year first published: 1894.
Female 6 mm
Male 4 mm
To separate from other similar looking green Araneus, look for the black patch on the dorsum. See:
New York to Florida and west to Kansas and Texas.
Print References
(1) Small Orb-Weavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico. Levi, 1973.