Definition of Genus Araneus

1. Noun. A genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Araneus

genus Apogon
genus Aporocactus
genus Appendicularia
genus Aptenodytes
genus Apteryx
genus Apus
genus Aquila
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis
genus Arabis
genus Arachis
genus Aralia
genus Aramus
genus Aranea
genus Araneus (current term)
genus Araucaria
genus Araujia
genus Arbutus
genus Arca
genus Arcella
genus Arceuthobium
genus Archaeopteryx
genus Archaeornis
genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis

Literary usage of Genus Araneus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The commonest British members of the family belong to the genus Araneus, of which the cross or garden spider (A. diadema) is so abundant in gardens late in ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1904)
"... is of the type usually referred to the genus Singa, a group whose species Simon includes in the genus Araneus. Female.—Length 4-5 mm. ..."

3. Records of the Australian Museum by Australian Museum (1896)
"Loc. St. Joseph's River (British New Guinea). genus Araneus, Clerck. (EPEIRA of Authors.) Araneus trigonus, L. Koch. Loc. Fly River (British New Guinea). ..."

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