Definition of Genus Aranea
1. Noun. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Argiopidae, Family Argiopidae, Orb-weaver
Member holonyms: Araneus Cavaticus, Barn Spider, Aranea Diademata, Garden Spider
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aranea
Literary usage of Genus Aranea
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1. The Spider Book: A Manual for the Study of the Spiders and Their Near by John Henry Comstock (1912)
"Genus ARANEA (A-ran'ea) The cephalothorax is moderately arched and is without ... The genus Aranea is a very large one, in the United States alone nearly ..."
2. The Entomologist's Text Book: An Introduction to the Natural History by John Obadiah Westwood (1838)
"This order corresponds with the Linnaean genus Aranea, to which Latreille gave the name of Fileuses or Spinners, Mac- Leay that of ..."
3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literatureby Royal Society (Great Britain) by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"Sixth instalment, ib., 12, 1903, (481-495). . 14041 A revision of the genera characters in the genus Aranea Linn. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., London, (Ser. ..."