Atlas of the European Arachnids

This site continues the recording scheme of the Arachnologische Gesellschaft, formerly maintained by Aloysius Staudt (www.spiderling.de).

The taxonomy of Araneae on this site follows that of the World Spider Catalog in its latest version, that of the small orders (except Opiliones and Scorpiones) follows the catalogues of Mark S. Harvey. If nothing else is specified for a species from a species group, the species “s. str.” is meant. For species with subspecies we mean the nominate form if nothing else is specified.

All geographic coordinates use the WGS84 datum.

Records from the previous recording scheme are strongly reduced (usually only one record per decade, source, species and map grid). Furthermore, the record date is known only as a decade. For some sources the record date was corrected to be precise to a year. Only the latest records carry an exact date or date range spanning only a few days.

Locations from the former recording scheme are only known as a grid number of the topo-map series TK 25 (an “MTB”), i. e. they are only precise to an area of 10×6 minutes. Only the latest records are more precise. Older records from outside of Germany are associated with a „pseudo”-MTB, i. e. they lie within a rectangular area with coordinates derived from the TK 25 grid number even though this sheet does not actually exist in the series. New records can be localized to any position in the world, also outside the TK 25 series area.

Additional record data like collection method, gender, maturity, biotope type, etc. are typically only known for the newest records.

Biotopes are classfied according to the EUNIS (2007 revision).

Recorded species
Recorded specimens
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Locations

(These statistics are not updated in real-time for performance reasons. The actual numbers may be different.)


Citation: Arachnologische Gesellschaft (2017): Atlas of the European Arachnids, accessed at http://atlas.arages.de on {date of access}

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Sources with recent updates

Stumpf, H. (1995): Lathys nielseni - neu für Deutschland (Araneae: Dictynidae).Arachnologische Mitteilungen 10: 23–24; DOI: 10.5431/aramit1007 
Dröschmeister, R. (1995): Erstnachweis von Carniella brignolii (Araneae: Theridiidae) für Deutschland.Arachnologische Mitteilungen 10: 15–16; DOI: 10.5431/aramit1004 
Bauchhenss, E. (1994): Nachweise von Euophrys milleri in Deutschland (Araneae: Salticidae).Arachnologische Mitteilungen 8: 47–48; DOI: 10.5431/aramit0802 
Schikora, H.-B. (1994): Entelecara omissa neu für Deutschland (Araneae: Linyphiidae).Arachnologische Mitteilungen 8: 63–64; DOI: 10.5431/aramit0809 
Schikora, H.-B. (1994): Mycula mossakowskii, a new genus and species of erigonine spider from ombrotrophic bogs in southern Germany (Araneae: Linyphiidae).Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9(8): 274–276 
Schikora, H.-B. (1993): Meioneta mossica sp. n., a new spider close to M. saxatilis (Blackwall) from northern and central Europe (Araneae: Linyphiidae).Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 9: 157–163 
Braun, R. (1959): Eine neue deutsche Micryphantide, Wiehlea huetheri (Arach., Araneae).Senckenbergiana biologica 40 (1/2): 99–103 
Leist, Norbert (1970): Zur Spinnenfauna Deutschlands, X. Araneus adiantus (WALCKENAER 1802), Neufunde für Süddeutschland (Araneae: Araneidae).Senckenbergiana biologica, Frankfurt am Main 51 (5/6): 401–402 
Schlegel, D. & T. Blick (1991): Pseudoskorpione an Waldrändern bei Feuchtwangen.Arachnologische Mitteilungen 1: 87–88; DOI: 10.5431/aramit0107 

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