Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Detail
Gen. Nephilengys L. Koch, 1872 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01398] Detail
N.B.: Placed in Araneidae by Wunderlich, 2004g: 964; transferred from Tetragnathidae to Nephilidae by Kuntner, 2006: 24; transferred from Nephilidae to Araneidae by Dimitrov et al., 2017: 245.
Transferred to other genera:
Nephilengys borbonica (Vinson, 1863) -- see Nephilingis
Nephilengys cruentata (Fabricius, 1775) -- see Nephilingis
Nephilengys cruentata chiloangensis Strand, 1919 -- see Nephilingis
Nephilengys dodo Kuntner & Agnarsson, 2011 -- see Nephilingis
Nephilengys hirta (Taczanowski, 1873) -- see Eustala
Nephilengys livida (Vinson, 1863) -- see Nephilingis
In synonymy:
Nephilengys andamanensis (Tikader, 1977, T from Metepeira) = Nephilengys malabarensis (Walckenaer, 1841) (Tikader, 1982a: 95).
Nephilengys niahensis Deeleman-Reinhold, 1989 = Nephilengys malabarensis (Walckenaer, 1841) (Kuntner, 2007: 121).
Nephilengys rainbowi Hogg, 1899 (removed from the S of N. malabarensis) = Nephilengys papuana Thorell, 1881 (Kuntner, 2007: 127).
Nomina dubia:
Nephilengys instigans (Butler, 1876b: 442, f, Rodriques, see also Butler, 1878a: 504, pl. 52, f. 10) -- Kuntner & Agnarsson, 2011: 486.
Nephilengys kenmorei Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 565, f. 349a-j (f, Philippines) -- Kuntner, 2007: 132.
Nephilengys malabarensis (Walckenaer, 1841) * | m f | India to China, Philippines, Indonesia (Ambon), Japan     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:013993]
Epeira malabarensis Walckenaer, 1841: 103 (Df).
Epeira anama Walckenaer, 1841: 102 (Df).
Epeira malabarica Doleschall, 1857: 420 (Df).
Epeira rhodosternon Doleschall, 1859: 40, pl. 12, f. 6 (Df).
Nephila rivulata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871d: 618, pl. 49, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Nephilengys schmeltzii L. Koch, 1872a: 144, pl. 11, f. 7 (Df).
Nephilengys hofmanni L. Koch, 1872a: 145, pl. 11, f. 8 (Df).
Nephilengys malabarensis Thorell, 1878b: 123 (m).
Nephila urna van Hasselt, 1882: 28, pl. 4, f. 12-14 (Dm).
Nephila malabarensis Simon, 1894a: 745, f. 827 (m).
Nephila malabarensis Bösenberg & Strand, 1906: 192, pl. 11, f. 216 (f).
Nephila malabarensis Dahl, 1912a: 46, 49.
Nephila malabarensis Wiehle, 1967b: 195, f. 48 (m).
Metepeira andamanensis Tikader, 1977a: 181, f. 12A-C (Df).
Nephila malabarensis Tikader, 1982a: 95, f. 183-186 (f, S).
Nephilengys malabarensis Davies, 1988b: 296, f. 20 (mf).
Nephila malabarensis Millidge, 1988c: 258, f. 24 (m).
Nephilengys malabarensis Deeleman-Reinhold, 1989a: 624, f. 11-14 (f).
Nephilengys niahensis Deeleman-Reinhold, 1989a: 626, f. 15-16 (Df).
Nephila malabarensis Yin et al., 1990: 3, f. 6-9 (mf).
Nephilengys malabarensis Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 565, f. 350a-c (f).
Nephilengys malabarensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 217, f. 125F-I (mf).
Nephilengys malabarensis Zhu, Song & Zhang, 2003: 85, f. 36A-H, 37A-D, pl. VE-H (mf).
Nephilengys malabarensis Kuntner, 2007: 119, f. 22A-C, 23A-E, 24A-B (mf, S).
Nephilengys malabarensis Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008: 167, f. 8H-I (m).
Nephilengys malabarensis Kuntner, Coddington & Schneider, 2009: 1452, f. 1B (m).
Nephilengys malabarensis Kuntner et al., 2009: 258, f. 1d (m).
Nephilengys malabarensis Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011: 848, f. 135B, 136F, 138D, 139C, 140C (mf).
Nephilengys papuana Thorell, 1881 | m f | New Guinea, Australia (Queensland)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:039409]
Nephilengys malabarensis papuana Thorell, 1881: 156 (Df).
Nephilengys rainbowi Hogg, 1899: 141, pl. 13, f. 1 (Df).
Nephila malabarensis Chrysanthus, 1959: 199, f. 4, 8, 28 (f, misidentified).
Nephila malabarensis Chrysanthus, 1971: 42, f. 92-93 (m, misidentified).
Nephilengys papuana Kuntner, 2007: 127, f. 26A-E, 27A-C, 28A-D, 29A-D, 30A-F, 31A-D, 32A-D (removed f from S of N. malabarensis, Sm).
Nephilengys papuana Kuntner, Coddington & Hormiga, 2008: 167, f. 8J, N-P (mf).
Nephilengys papuana Kuntner, Coddington & Schneider, 2009: 1453, f. 2B, D (f).
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