Zygiella

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Zygiella
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Zygiella atrica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Zygiella
F. O. P-Cambridge, 1902
Zygiella x-notata, female

Zygiella is a genus of orb weavers in the family of spiders known as Araneidae.[1]

In 2015, Parazygiella was determined to be a taxonomic synonym of Zygiella, and its species were moved to Zygiella.[2]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Spider Catalog, Zygiella genus detail". 
  2. ^ Matjaž Gregorič; Ingi Agnarsson; Todd A. Blackledge; Matjaž Kuntner (2015). "Phylogenetic position and composition of Zygiellinae and Caerostris, with new insight into orb-web evolution and gigantism". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 175 (2): 225–243. doi:10.1111/zoj.12281. 
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