OPINION 2224 (Case 3371) ARANEIDAE Clerck, 1758, Araneus Clerck, 1758 and Tegenaria Latreille, 1804 (Arachnida, Araneae): proposed conservation

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2009
Authors:ICZN,
Journal:Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature
Volume:66
Issue:2
Start Page:192
Pagination:192-193
Date Published:06/2009
Type of Article:Opinion
ISSN:0007-5167
Keywords:Aranea, ARANEIDAE, Araneus, Araneus angulatus, Nomenclature, spiders, taxonomy, Tegenaria
Abstract:

The Commission has confirmed the status of the family-group name ARANEIDAE (originally Aranei) with the authorship Clerck, 1758 for a family of spiders, designated Araneus angulatus Clerck, 1758 as the type species for the generic name Araneus Clerck, 1758, and conserved the generic name Tegenaria Latreille, 1804 by suppression of its senior objective synonym Aranea Linnaeus, 1758.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith