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Taxonomic Details for Nephila clavipes

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumChelicerata
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyNephilidae
GenusNephila
SpeciesNephila clavipes
Common Name: golden silk orbweaver
Authority: (Linnaeus, 1767)
ITIS TSN: 862585   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Tidal Zone: Terrestrial
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Nephila clavipes
Nephila clavipes (Photo: S. Pennings)

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.