Araneidae  Clerck, 1757 / Neoscona  Simon, 1864   8 species

Neoscona nautica  (L. Koch, 1875)

Additional information

Non-established species in Europe (Nentwig, 2015)

  Not established
  No data
Global distribution (WSC 2024): Asia and Pacific islands. Introduced to the Americas and Africa
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Belgium   (Van Keer, 2007; Van Keer, 2011) |||

Berman J D, Levi H W (1971) The orb weaver genus Neoscona in North America (Araneae: Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 141: 465-500 pdf

Grasshoff M (1986) Die Radnetzspinnen-Gattung Neoscona in Afrika (Arachnida: Araneae). Annalen Zoologische Wetenschappen 250: 1-123 pdf

Nentwig W (2015) Introduction, establishment rate, pathways and impact of spiders alien to Europe. Biological Invasions 17: 2757-2778 pdf

Tanikawa A (1998) A revision of the Japanese spiders of the genus Neoscona (Araneae: Araneidae). Acta Arachnologica 47: 133-168 pdf

Van Keer K (2007) Exotic spiders (Araneae): verified reports from Belgium of imported species (1976-2006) and some notes on apparent neozoan invasive species. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 22: 45-54 pdf

Van Keer K (2011) An update on the verified reports of imported spiders (Araneae) from Belgium. Nieuwsbrief van de Belgische Arachnologische Vereniging 25(3, 2010): 210-214 pdf

WSC (2024) World Spider Catalog. Version 25.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (22.01.2024) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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17-10-2023 Distribution update Detail
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