FAUNA MALAYSIANA

Animals of the Malaysian Region



Arthropoda.

Arachnida.

ARANEAE.

NEPHILIDAE, Giant Golden Orb-web Spider.
Taxonomy: Unranked: Invertebrates, Phylum: Arthropoda, Subphylum: Chelicerata, Class: Arachnida, Order: Araneae, Suborder: Araneomorphae, Infraorder: Araneomorphi, Series: Entelegynae, Superfamily: Araneoidea, Familia: Nephilidae, Genus: Nephila, Species: Nephila pilipes, (Fabricius, 1793).

Nephila, Golden Orb-web Spider.,


Giant Golden Orb-web Spider. Species: Nephila pilipes Female
Ref: http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Nephila_pilipes,
File: Dscn4980.jpg, Original Size: 3072 x 2304
Loc.: Forest Research Institute Malaysia. Date: 04 October 2008
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Order: Araneae, Clerck, 1757, Suborder: Araneomorphae, F. Smith, 1902, Infraorder: Araneomorphi, Series: Entelegynae, Superfamily: Araneoidea, Family: Nephilidae, Simon, 1894, Genus: Nephila, Leach, 1815, Species: Nephila pilipes, (Fabricius, 1793).