Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Detail
Gen. Acanthepeira Marx, 1883 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01419] Detail
In synonymy:
Acanthepeira cerasiae (Walckenaer, 1841, T from Araneus) = Acanthepeira stellata (Walckenaer, 1805) (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 105, sub Marxia).
Acanthepeira iris (Walckenaer, 1841, T from Araneus) = Acanthepeira stellata (Walckenaer, 1805) (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 105, sub Marxia).
Nomina dubia:
Acanthepeira grisea (McCook, 1894: 195, pl. 13, f. 10, f, USA, originally in Marxia) -- Levi, 1976: 363.
Acanthepeira moestella Roewer, 1942a: 777 (replacement name for Epeira moesta Keyserling, 1892: 108, pl. 5, f. 80, f, USA, preoccupied by Blackwall, 1865) -- Levi, 1976: 363, (but see McCook, 1894: 196, pl. 12, f. 11).
Acanthepeira cherokee Levi, 1976 | m f | USA     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014418]
Acanthepeira cherokee Levi, 1976: 366, f. 24, 29-35, 42-43 (Dmf).
Acanthepeira cherokee Breene et al., 1993: 103, f. 153A-B (mf).
Acanthepeira labidura (Mello-Leitão, 1943) | m | Brazil     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014419]
Marxia labidura Mello-Leitão, 1943a: 184, f. 22 (Dm).
Acanthepeira labidura Brignoli, 1983c: 255.
Acanthepeira marion Levi, 1976 | m f | USA, Mexico     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014420]
Acanthepeira marion Levi, 1976: 368, f. 25, 36-41, 44 (Dmf).
Acanthepeira stellata (Walckenaer, 1805) * | m f | Canada to Mexico     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014421]
Epeira stellata Walckenaer, 1805: 65 (Df).
Epeira nobilis Walckenaer, 1841: 119 (Df).
Epeira cerasiae Walckenaer, 1841: 119 (Df).
Epeira iris Walckenaer, 1841: 120 (Df).
Plectana stellata Walckenaer, 1841: 171.
Epeira stellata Hentz, 1850: 22, pl. 3, f. 12 (f).
Epeira stellata Keyserling, 1864: 140, pl. 6, f. 24-25 (f).
Acrosoma stellatum Butler, 1873b: 427.
Acanthepeira stellata Marx, 1883: 22.
Epeira stellata Emerton, 1884: 319, pl. 34, f. 17, pl. 37, f. 3-5 (f, Dm).
Cyrtarachne mexicana O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1893b: pl. 14, f. 13 (f, nomen nudum).
Cyrtarachne dugesi O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1893b: 113 (Df).
Marxia nobilis McCook, 1894: 194, pl. 13, f. 7-9 (mf).
Marxia stellata McCook, 1894: 193, pl. 12, f. 4-5 (mf).
Araneus stellata Simon, 1895a: 801.
Epeira stellata Emerton, 1902: 179, f. 419-420 (f).
Marxia stellata F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 481, pl. 45, f. 21-22 (mf).
Araneus cerasiae Petrunkevitch, 1911: 285.
Araneus iris Petrunkevitch, 1911: 298.
Acanthepeira stellata Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 105 (S).
Acanthepeira stellata Kaston, 1948: 234, f. 714-716, 734 (mf).
Acanthepeira venusta Bryant, 1949c: 175, f. 4-5 (m, misidentified).
Acanthepeira stellata Levi, 1976: 364, f. 12-23 (mf, designated as type species).
Acanthepeira stellata Levi, 1978b: 10, f. 12-14 (m).
Acanthepeira stellata Breene et al., 1993: 103, f. 152A-C (mf).
Acanthepeira stellata Levi, 2002: 538, f. 60-61, 220-221 (mf).
Acanthepeira stellata Paquin & Dupérré, 2003: 41, f. 251-253 (mf).
Acanthepeira venusta (Banks, 1896) | m f | USA, Cuba, Hispaniola     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:014422]
Plectana venusta Banks, 1896e: 69 (Df).
Araneus venustus Petrunkevitch, 1911: 323 (assigned to subgenus Marxia).
Acanthepeira venusta Bryant, 1949c: 175, f. 1-3 (f, not m, f. 4-5, =A. stellata).
Acanthepeira venusta Levi, 1976: 369, f. 26-28, 45, 51-56 (f, Dm).
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