Aculepeira carbonarioides

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Aculepeira carbonarioides
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Aculepeira
Species: A. carbonarioides

Aculepeira carbonarioides is a spider in the orb-weaver family (Araneidae).

It is commonly found in the rocky crevices of boulder-strewn slopes, at or close by the tree line;[1][2] reported from Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territory, Quebec and Yukon Territory) and the United States (Alaska, Colorado, New Hampshire, Utah and Wyoming).[1][2] A. carbonarioides reportedly stays in the center of its web during daylight hours.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d  (This source cited at Bug Guide page at next footnote) C.D. Dondale; J.H. Redner; P. Paquin; H.W. Levi (2003). The Orb-weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska–The Insects and Arachnids of Canada Part 23. ISBN 978-0-660-18898-0. 
  2. ^ a b c d Lynette Schimming (September 5, 2009). "Aculepeira carbonarioides". Iowa State University. Retrieved May 2, 2010.