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A Checklist of Manitoba Spiders (Araneae)

with notes on geographic relationships

Results: Family Araneidae


Acanthepeira stellata (Walckenaer).
Location: A2
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Tall grass.

Aculepeira packardi (Thorell).
Location: J4
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Holarctic. Among rocks.

Araneus corticarius (Emerton).
Location: A4, B3, J4
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Boreal. Tree trunks.

Araneus gemmoides Chamberlin & Ivie*.
Location: A2, A3, B3
Collection: AC, AIT, CNC, MMMN
Distribution: Western Nearctic. In buildings.

Araneus groenlandicola (Strand).
Location: A2, B1, D1, J4
Collection: CNC, COS
Distribution: Nearctic. Grass, low shrubs.

Araneus iviei Archer.
Location: B2, B3, Fl, H2
Collection: AIT, BUC, CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Boreal forest. Bog. Shrubs.

Araneus marmoreus Clerck.
Location: A1, A3, B1-4, C1, H2
Collection: AIT, CNC, MMMN, PRE
Distribution: Holarctic. Boreal forest. Bogs. Coniferous and deciduous foliage, buildings.

Araneus nordmanni (Thorell)*.
Location: A3, B2, B3, H2
Collection: AIT, CNC, MMMN
Distribution: Holarctic. Boreoalpine. Coniferous woods. Foliage.

Araneus saevus (L. Koch).
Location: B4, C1, C4, H2
Collection: AIT, CNC, MMMN
Distribution: Holarctic. Boreal.Bogs. Coniferous foliage.

Araneus thaddeus (Hentz)*.
Location: A3
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Eastern Nearctic. Deciduous woods. Deciduous foliage.

Araneus trifolium (Hertz).
Location: A1-3, B2, B3, C4, El
Collection: AC, AIT, CNC, MMMN
Distribution: Nearctic. Bogs,meadows. Tall grass.

Araniella displicata (Hertz).
Location: Al-3, B I, B3, B4
Collection: AIT, CNC, MMMN, PRE
Distribution: Holarctic. Deciduous trees. Foliage of trees and shrubs.

Argiope trifasciata (Forskal).
Location: A2, A3, Bl-3
Collection: AIT, CNC, COS, MMMN
Distribution: Cosmopolitan. Fields, meadows. Grass, shrubs.

Cercidia prominens (Westring)
Location: Bl,Cl
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Holarctic. Mixed prairie. Tall grass.

Cyclosa conica (Pallas).
Location: A3, B3, Fl, H1
Collection: BUC,CNC
Distribution: Holarctic. Boreal forest. Bogs. Coniterous foliage.

Eustala anastera (Walckenaer).
Location: A3, A4, B3, Cl
Collection: AIT, CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Mixed woods. Foliage.

Hypsosinga funebris (Keyserling).
Location: C1
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Prairies. Grass.

Hypsosinga pygmaea (Sundevall).
Location: A1-4, B2, J4
Collection: AIT, CNC, COS, MMMN
Distribution: Holarctic. Boreal forest, aspen parkland. Bogs, ditches, riverbanks. Tall herbs, shrubs.

Hypsosinga rubens (Hertz).
Location: A3, C2
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Bogs, meadows, deciduous woods, mixed woods. Grass, plant litter.

Larinia borealis Banks.
Location: A2
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Nearctic.Fields. Grass.

Mangora placida (Hertz).
Location: B3, C1
Collection: CNC, COS
Distribution: Nearctic. Deciduous woods. Tree foliage.

Neoscona arabesca (Walckenaer).
Location: A3, B3, C1,D2
Collection: AIT, CNC, MMMN, PRE
Distribution: Nearctic. Meadows, fields, bogs. Grass, shrubs.

Nuctenea cornuta (Clerck).
Location: A2-4, B 1-3, D2, E1,F1, H2, J4
Collection: AIT, BUC, CNC, COS, MMMN, PRE
Distribution: Holarctic. Marshes, meadows, fields,bogs, mixed woods. Tree and shrub foliage, tall grass.

Nuctenea patagiata (Clerck).
Location: A2-4, B2, B3, C1, C4, D2, D3, E1, F1, F3, G2,G3,H2,K2,J4
Collection: AIT, BUC, CNC, COS, MMMN, PRE
Distribution: Holarctic. Tree trunks, bridges, buildings.

Nuctenea sclopetaria (Clerck)*.
Location: B3
Collection: AIT
Distribution: Holarctic. On buildings.

Singa keyserlingi McCook.
Location: A2, A3, B2, C1
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Nearctic. Bogs, ditches, moss.

Zygiella dispar (Kulczynski).
Location: B2, Cl, D3, F3
Collection: CNC
Distribution: Holarctic. Boreoalpine. Mixed woods. Coniferous foliage.

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