Ariamnes waikula

Ariamnes waikula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Theridiidae
Genus: Ariamnes
Binomial name
A. waikula
Gillespie & Rivera, 2007

Ariamnes waikula is a species of spider from the Theridiidae family. The species is known only from the island of Hawaii, in the state of Hawaii. The type specimen was collected from wet forest habitat at 1,067 meters (3,501 ft) elevation. The species is named for its gold-colored abdomen using the Hawaiian word for gold-colored, "waikula."[1] A scientific description of this species was first published in 2007 by Gillespie & Rivera. [2]


  1. Gillespie, R.G.; Rivera, M.A.J. (2007). "FREE-LIVING SPIDERS OF THE GENUS ARIAMNES (ARANEAE, THERIDIIDAE) IN HAWAII". Journal of Arachnology. 35 (1): 11–37.
  2. Platnick, Norman I. (2010): The World Spider Catalog, version 10.5. American Museum of Natural History.
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