Dark Alpine Orbweaver

Aculepeira carbonarioides

General Status Rank: 
Secure
Common Name: 
Dark Alpine Orbweaver
Scientific Name: 
Aculepeira carbonarioides
Naming References: 
Taxonomy
Group: 
Arachnid (Spider)
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Arachnida
Order: 
Araneae
Family: 
Araneidae
General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0
Reproduction Frequency Per Year: 
0
Habitat
between large boulders at high elevation, Webs among boulders in tundra & alpine, to or near tree line
References: 
Distribution

Ecozones

Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic, Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield
References: 

Distribution

Score: 
G
References: 

Number of Occurrences

7, Records from Victoria Island to Great Slave Lk and along Mackenzie R
Score: 
BD
References: 

Area of Occupancy

Score: 
-
Threats

Threats

Score: 
C

Intrinsic Vulnerability

Score: 
-
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Secure
Status Rank Description: 
Not currently thought to be at any risk of extirpation or extinction.; however regional experts (Env Canada workshop 2010) consider this species to be too poorly known in NT to be ranked accurately (HSS001); in many ecozones
S Rank: 
S4S5
Decision Process Description: 
Spiders 2010 decision process with experts S Cannings, M Anions, P Paquin, D Buckle, R Bennett; rank reviewed by 2014 by Robb Bennett using the NatureServe Canada Rank Calculator and the status rank suggested changed from secure to undetermined. Kept Secure (SC 2014)
Last Updated: 
September 9, 2014

References

Ecozones

  • Shorthouse, D. Editor (2007) The Nearctic Spider Database. WWW Electronic Publication http://canadianarachnology.dyndns.org/data/canada_spiders/ - W034 Return
  • Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P. Paquin, and H.W. Levi (2003) The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part 23, The Orb-Weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae. NRS Research Press ENR Library QL 434.52.A1I5 pt.23 - B161 Return

Habitat

  • Dondale, C.D., Redner, J.H. and Marusik, Y.M. (1997) Spiders (Araneae) of the Yukon in Danks, H.V. and J.A. Downes. 1997. Insects of the Yukon.. Biological Survey of Cnada (Terrestrial Arthropods) pp.73-113 http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/bsc/pdf/dondale.pdf - R164 Return
  • Bennett, Robb (2010) DRAFT LIST OF SPIDERS IN CANADA Phylum Chelicerata; Class Arachnida; Order Araneae. - R197 Return

Naming

  • Shorthouse, D. Editor (2007) The Nearctic Spider Database. WWW Electronic Publication http://canadianarachnology.dyndns.org/data/canada_spiders/ - W034 Return
  • Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P. Paquin, and H.W. Levi (2003) The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part 23, The Orb-Weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae. NRS Research Press ENR Library QL 434.52.A1I5 pt.23 - B161 Return

Number of Occurrences

  • Dondale, C.D., J.H. Redner, P. Paquin, and H.W. Levi (2003) The Insects and Arachnids of Canada, Part 23, The Orb-Weaving Spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Uloboridae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae, Theridiosomatidae. NRS Research Press ENR Library QL 434.52.A1I5 pt.23 - B161 Return
  • Bennett, Robb (2010) DRAFT LIST OF SPIDERS IN CANADA Phylum Chelicerata; Class Arachnida; Order Araneae. - R197 Return
  • Bennett R. in Hebert, R. (2014) A set of 2 e-mails GS Spiders with ranks poposed by Robb Bennett (09/05/2014). e copy - HSS001 Return

Range Extent

  • Bennett R. in Hebert, R. (2014) A set of 2 e-mails GS Spiders with ranks poposed by Robb Bennett (09/05/2014). e copy - HSS001 Return