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Phoroncidia quadrata (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879)

female dorsal view

female lateral view


female ventral view


male dorsal view

male lateral view

male ventral view

Old names and synonyms

Stegosoma excussa

Stegosoma lacunosa

Stegosoma quadratum

Ulesanis excussa

Ulesanis lacunosa

Ulesanis quadrata

Ulesanis quadratum


New Zealand

Establishment status in New Zealand


Links to:

- taxonomic page;
- image gallery (female/male).


Marples BJ 1955. A new type of web spun by spiders of the genus Ulesanis with the description of two new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 125: 751-760.

Platnick NI 2013. The world spider catalog, version 14.0. American Museum of Natural History, online at http://research.amnh.org/entomology/spiders/catalog/index.html DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001.