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Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus
Araneus quadratus

Accepted name: Araneus quadratus Clerck, 1757
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: http://caucasus-spiders.info/wp-content/themes/spiders/spidermap.php?region=1&country=6&primkey=311
Reference: Otto, S., & Dietzold, S. 2006. Caucasian Spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus. Version 1.3. Online at: http://caucasus-spiders.
Editor/Contact Person: Armen Seropian

Araneus quadratus is recorded at 11 localities:

Gombori pass, (lat: 41.864192, lon: 45.279465, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Z. Songhulashvili,  Lagodekhi Nature Reserve, (lat: 41.900414, lon: 46.343483, precision: >500m), Comment: Marusik (1987b),  Lentekhi, (lat: 42.792635, lon: 42.718665, precision: >500m), Comment: Mcheidze (1964),  Mestia, (lat: 43.032856, lon: 42.689317, precision: >500m), Comment: Mcheidze (1964),  Bakhmaro, (lat: 41.851418, lon: 42.331305, precision: >500m), Comment: Mcheidze (1964),  Ushba mt., (lat: 43.124041, lon: 42.659912, precision: >500m), Comment: Mcheidze (1997),  Mamison Pass, (lat: 42.705903, lon: 43.793907, precision: >500m), Comment: Ponomarev & Komarov (2013),  Vakiri, (lat: 41.643297, lon: 45.92823, precision: >500m), Comment: Ponomarev & Komarov (2013),  Stepantsminda, (lat: 42.659634, lon: 44.639461, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Davit Kurkumuli,  Truso gorge, (lat: 42.604552, lon: 44.381298, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Guro Alaphishvili,  Khde gorge, (lat: 42.697311, lon: 44.717056, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Bejan Lortkipanidze,  




Bibliography:

1. Mcheidze, T. (1964): Spiders (Araneina). Zhivotnyi Mir Gruzii (AN Gruz. SSR Publ.), 2: 48-116, [in Georgian].

2. Marusik, Y.M. (1987): Comparative study of the webs of the orb-weaving spiders (Aranei, Araneidae, Tetragnathidae, Uloboridae) from Lagodekhi reserve. Vestnik Zoologii 3: 83-86

3. Mcheidze, T. (1997): Spiders of Georgia: Systematics, Ecology, Zoogeographic Review [in Georgian]. Tbilisi University, Tbilisi, 390 pp.

4. Ponomarev, A.V. & Y.E. Komarov (2013): Preliminary Compilation of Material on the Spider Fauna (Aranei) of North Ossetia-Alania. Trud. Severo-Osset. Gos. Prirod. Zap. (2): 76-111


Citation: Armen Seropian, 2020-03-18. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Araneus quadratus]. .Araneus quadratus. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 6 July 2020