Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Detail
In synonymy:
Bunocrania Thorell, 1878 = Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833 (Levi, 1996b: 140)
Paurotylus Tullgren, 1910 = Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833 (Emerit, 1982c: 458)
Gen. Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01484] Detail
N.B.: not a senior synonym of Aetrocantha Karsch, 1879, Isoxya Simon, 1885, or Acrosomoides Simon, 1887 (Benoit, 1962a: 14, 43, 45); or of Actinacantha Simon, 1864, Macracantha Simon, 1864, Augusta O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877, Thelacantha van Hasselt, 1882, Afracantha Dahl, 1914, Austracantha Dahl, 1914, Hypsacantha Dahl, 1914 or Togacantha Dahl, 1914 (Emerit, 1974: 28-31, contra Benoit, 1962a: 14); considered a senior synonym of Paurotylus Tullgren, 1910 (transferred here from the Theridiidae by Levi & Levi, 1962: 25) by Emerit, 1982c: 458, contra Benoit, 1964a: 47, who considered that genus a junior synonym of Aetrocantha Karsch, 1879 instead; considered a senior synonym of Bunocrania Thorell, 1878 by Levi, 1996b: 140.
Transferred to other genera:
Gasteracantha acrosomoides O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879 -- see Acrosomoides
Gasteracantha arcuata (Fabricius, 1793) -- see Macracantha
Gasteracantha astrigera L. Koch, 1871 -- see Austracantha
Gasteracantha batesi Pocock, 1899 -- see Afracantha
Gasteracantha brevispina (Doleschall, 1857) -- see Thelacantha
Gasteracantha camerunensis Thorell, 1899 -- see Afracantha
Gasteracantha cicatricosa C. L. Koch, 1844 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha cowani Butler, 1882 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha crucimaculata Dahl, 1914 -- see Hypsacantha
Gasteracantha falkensteini (Karsch, 1879) -- see Aetrocantha
Gasteracantha formosana Saito, 1933 -- see Thelacantha
Gasteracantha galeata (Simon, 1887) -- see Aetrocantha
Gasteracantha globulata (Walckenaer, 1841) -- see Actinacantha
Gasteracantha glyphica Guérin, 1839 -- see Augusta
Gasteracantha linnaei (Walckenaer, 1841) -- see Acrosomoides
Gasteracantha minax Thorell, 1859 -- see Austracantha
Gasteracantha mucronota (Walckenaer, 1841) -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha nigromutica Caporiacco, 1939 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha nordviei ) -- see Togacantha
Gasteracantha nossibeana Strand, 1915 -- see Madacantha
Gasteracantha penizoides (Simon, 1887) -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha reuteri Lenz, 1886 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha sagaensis Bösenberg & Strand, 1906 -- see Phoroncidia
Gasteracantha sola Saito, 1933 -- see Thelacantha
Gasteracantha somalica Caporiacco, 1940 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha sparsa Saito, 1933 -- see Thelacantha
Gasteracantha stuhlmanni Bösenberg & Lenz, 1895 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha tabulata Thorell, 1859 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha testudinaria Simon, 1901 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha testudinaria benina Strand, 1913 -- see Isoxya
Gasteracantha tetraedra (Walckenaer, 1841) -- see Acrosomoides
Gasteracantha tuberifera Dahl, 1914 -- see Isoxya
In synonymy:
Gasteracantha cancriformis unicolor Taczanowski, 1879 = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1978a: 438).
Gasteracantha comstocki Mello-Leitão, 1917 = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1996b: 142).
Gasteracantha crucigera melanotica Kulczyński, 1911 = Gasteracantha crucigera Bradley, 1877 (Chrysanthus, 1971: 44).
Gasteracantha crucigera tenuiscapus Kulczyński, 1911 = Gasteracantha crucigera Bradley, 1877 (Chrysanthus, 1971: 44).
Gasteracantha depressa (Tullgren, 1910) = Gasteracantha milvoides Butler, 1873 (Emerit, 1982c: 458).
Gasteracantha importuna O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879 = Gasteracantha sanguinolenta C. L. Koch, 1844 (Benoit, 1962a: 64).
Gasteracantha impotens Gerstäcker, 1873 (removed from S of G. versicolor) = Gasteracantha sanguinolenta C. L. Koch, 1844 (Benoit, 1962a: 64).
Gasteracantha insulana Thorell, 1859 (removed from S of G. servillei) = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1978a: 437).
Gasteracantha kochi Butler, 1873 (removed from S of G. servillei) = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1978a: 438).
Gasteracantha macrura Pocock, 1898 (removed from S of G. sanguinolenta) = Gasteracantha milvoides Butler, 1873 (Benoit, 1962a: 59).
Gasteracantha mammosa C. L. Koch, 1844 = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Benoit, 1964a: 49).
Gasteracantha mascula Strand, 1915 = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1996b: 142).
Gasteracantha nabona Chamberlin, 1924 = Gasteracantha kuhli C. L. Koch, 1837 (Fox, 1938b: 365).
Gasteracantha nigripes Simon, 1881 = Gasteracantha rhomboidea madagascariensis Vinson, 1863 (Benoit, 1964a: 50).
Gasteracantha occidentalis Dahl, 1914 = Gasteracantha sanguinolenta C. L. Koch, 1844 (Benoit, 1962a: 64).
Gasteracantha scintillans concolor Rainbow, 1913 = Gasteracantha scintillans Butler, 1873 (Chrysanthus, 1971: 45).
Gasteracantha sepulchralis Simon, 1881 = Gasteracantha rhomboidea madagascariensis Vinson, 1863 (Benoit, 1964a: 50).
Gasteracantha servillei (Guérin, 1825) = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1996b: 140).
Gasteracantha servillei joinvillensis Strand, 1915 = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1996b: 142).
Gasteracantha sodalis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898 = Gasteracantha sanguinolenta C. L. Koch, 1844 (Benoit, 1964a: 50).
Gasteracantha tetracantha (Linnaeus, 1767) = Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Levi, 1996b: 140).
Gasteracantha versicolor nigristerna Caporiacco, 1941 = Gasteracantha versicolor (Walckenaer, 1841) (Benoit, 1962a: 61).
Nomen dubium:
Gasteracantha trigona Giebel, 1863: 311 (Java) -- Roewer, 1955c: 1514.
Nomina nuda:
Gasteracantha cancriformis alba Franganillo, 1936c: 96.
Gasteracantha cancriformis aurata Franganillo, 1926a: 57.
Gasteracantha cancriformis nigra Franganillo, 1926a: 57.
Gasteracantha aciculata (Pocock, 1899) | f | Papua New Guinea (New Britain)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016002]
Actinacantha aciculata Pocock, 1899f: 107, pl. 10, f. 5 (Df).
Gasteracantha aciculata Dahl, 1914: 248.
Gasteracantha acutispina Dahl, 1914 | f | Indonesia (Sulawesi)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016003]
Gasteracantha acutispina Dahl, 1914: 246, f. 17 (Df).
Gasteracantha audouini Guérin, 1838 | f | Indonesia (Sumatra, Timor, Ambon), Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016004]
Gasteracantha audouinii Guérin, 1838b: 55 (Df).
Plectana transversalis Walckenaer, 1841: 165 (Df).
Plectana bleekeri Doleschall, 1857: 423 (Df).
Gasteracantha pseudoflava Simon, 1877c: 228, pl. 3, f. 4 (Df).
Gasteracantha bleekeri Thorell, 1878b: 11.
Gasteracantha bleekeri retrorsa Thorell, 1878b: 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha retrorsa Thorell, 1881: 6.
Gasteracantha pseudoflava Simon, 1895a: 839, f. 888 (f).
Gasteracantha audouini Dahl, 1914: 284.
Gasteracantha aureola Mi & Peng, 2013 | f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:046546]
Gasteracantha aureola Mi & Peng, 2013b: 795, f. 1-5 (Df).
Gasteracantha beccarii Thorell, 1877 | f | Indonesia (Sulawesi)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016005]
Gasteracantha beccarii Thorell, 1877b: 347 (Df).
Plectana beccarii Thorell, 1890a: 68.
Gasteracantha beccarii Dahl, 1914: 245.
Gasteracantha biloba (Thorell, 1878) | m | Indonesia (Moluccas, Ambon)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016006]
Bunocrania biloba Thorell, 1878b: 25 (Dj).
Bunocrania biloba Thorell, 1898: 374 (Dm).
Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758) * | m f | North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America. Introduced to Hawaii     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016007]
Aranea cancriformis Linnaeus, 1758: 624 (Df).
Aranea tetracantha Linnaeus, 1767: 1037 (Df).
Aranea conchata Slabber, 1769: 3 (D).
Aranea tetracantha Pallas, 1772: 49, pl. 3, f. 16-17 (f).
Aranea hexacantha Fabricius, 1787: 344 (Df).
Epeira lata Walckenaer, 1805: 66.
Epeira servillei Guérin, 1825: 263 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Sundevall, 1833b: 14.
Acrosoma hexacantha Hahn, 1834: 17, f. 106 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha cancriformis C. L. Koch, 1837a: 21, f. 263 (f).
Gasteracantha hexacantha C. L. Koch, 1837a: 31, f. 268 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha velitaris C. L. Koch, 1837a: 33, f. 269 (Df).
Plectana cancriformis Walckenaer, 1841: 151.
Plectana velitaris Walckenaer, 1841: 152.
Plectana hexacantha Walckenaer, 1841: 152.
Plectana elipsoides Walckenaer, 1841: 155 (Df).
Plectana quinqueserrata Walckenaer, 1841: 157 (Df).
Plectana sexserrata Walckenaer, 1841: 157 (Df).
Plectana triserrata Walckenaer, 1841: 158 (Df).
Plectana servillei Walckenaer, 1841: 159.
Plectana lata Walckenaer, 1841: 165 (Df).
Plectana atlantica Walckenaer, 1841: 167 (Df).
Gasteracantha rubiginosa C. L. Koch, 1844: 55, f. 878 (Df).
Gasteracantha picea C. L. Koch, 1844: 61, f. 882 (Df).
Gasteracantha mammosa C. L. Koch, 1844: 57, f. 879 (Df).
Gasteracantha quadridens C. L. Koch, 1844: 59, f. 880 (Df).
Gasteracantha pallida C. L. Koch, 1844: 60, f. 881 (Df).
Epeira cancer Hentz, 1850: 23, pl. 3, f. 13 (Df).
Gasteracantha moesta Thorell, 1859: 301 (Dj).
Gasteracantha insulana Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha hilaris Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha columbiae Giebel, 1863: 312 (Df).
Gasteracantha kochii Butler, 1873a: 169 (Df).
Dicantha lata Butler, 1873a: 175.
Micrathena triserrata Butler, 1873a: 429.
Gasteracantha oldendorffii Holmberg, 1876: 21 (Df).
Gasteracantha insulana Butler, 1877: 76, pl. 13, f. 1 (f).
Gasteracantha raimondii Taczanowski, 1879: 106, pl. 1, f. 25-26 (Df).
Gasteracantha raimondii unicolor Taczanowski, 1879: 107 (Df).
Gasteracantha proboscidea Taczanowski, 1879: 108, pl. 1, f. 27 (Df).
Gasteracantha canestrinii O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 282, pl. 26, f. 2 (Dj).
Gasteracantha callida O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 284, pl. 26, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha rufospinosa Marx, 1886: 25, f. a-f (Df).
Gasteracantha hexacantha Keyserling, 1892: 1, pl. 1, f. 1 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha elliptica Gétaz, 1893: 105 (Df).
Gasteracantha maura McCook, 1894: 210, pl. 13, f. 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis McCook, 1894: 211, pl. 14, f. 9 (f).
Gasteracantha pallida McCook, 1894: 209, pl. 14, f. 8 (f).
Gasteracantha preciosa McCook, 1894: 211, pl. 14, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 329, pl. 7, f. 11 (f).
Gasteracantha canestrinii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 330, pl. 7, f. 10 (Df).
Gasteracantha kochii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 331, pl. 7, f. 10 (f).
Gasteracantha cancriformis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 525, pl. 51, f. 14 (f).
Gasteracantha kochii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 525, pl. 51, f. 15 (f).
Gasteracantha biolleyi Banks, 1905b: 20, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Dahl, 1914: 263.
Gasteracantha servillei Dahl, 1914: 264.
Gasteracantha tetracantha Dahl, 1914: 265.
Gasteracantha kochi joinvillensis Strand, 1916b: 118 (Df).
Gasteracantha mascula Strand, 1916b: 119 (Dm).
Gasteracantha comstocki Mello-Leitão, 1917a: 93 (Df).
Vibradellus carolinus Chamberlin, 1925d: 214 (Dm).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 249, f. 103 (mf).
Gasteracantha tetracantha Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 253, f. 104-107 (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Archer, 1941b: 23, pl. IV, f. 3, 5 (mf).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Benoit, 1964a: 49 (S).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 1978a: 437, f. 69-84 (mf, S).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 1978b: 11, f. 15-17 (m).
Gasteracantha tetracantha Wunderlich, 1986: 217, f. 218 (m).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 1996b: 140, f. 292-312 (mf, S).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 2002: 553, f. 251-252 (m).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011: 846, f. 133E, 136A (f).
Gasteracantha cancriformis gertschi Archer, 1941 | m f | USA     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016008]
Gasteracantha cancriformis gertschi Archer, 1941b: 24, pl. IV, f. 6 (Dmf; probably not valid, per Brignoli, 1983c: 245).
Gasteracantha clarki Emerit, 1974 | f | Seychelles     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016009]
Gasteracantha clarki Emerit, 1974: 101, f. 42, 43A-B (Df).
Gasteracantha clavatrix (Walckenaer, 1841) | f | Indonesia (Lombok, Sulawesi, Mentawai Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016010]
Plectana clavatrix Walckenaer, 1841: 186 (Df).
Gasteracantha clavatrix Thorell, 1877b: 349.
Gasteracantha claveata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 289, pl. 27, f. 17 (Df).
Gasteracantha claveata Pocock, 1897c: 603, pl. 25, f. 5 (f).
Gasteracantha clavatrix Dahl, 1914: 244.
Gasteracantha clavigera Giebel, 1863 | f | Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia (Sulawesi)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016011]
Gasteracantha clavigera Giebel, 1863: 307 (Df).
Gasteracantha nigrisparsa Butler, 1873a: 154, pl. 4, f. 11 (Df).
Gasteracantha scoparia Simon, 1877b: 68, pl. 3, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha scoparia Simon, 1895a: 839, f. 889 (f).
Gasteracantha clavigera Dahl, 1914: 244.
Gasteracantha crucigera Bradley, 1877 | m f | Malaysia, Indonesia (Java, Borneo), New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016012]
Gasteracantha crucigera Bradley, 1877: 138, pl. 1, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha crepidiphora O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 287, pl. 27, f. 14 (Df).
Gasteracantha similis Kulczyński, 1911c: 497, pl. 20, f. 65, 70 (Df).
Gasteracantha crucigera Kulczyński, 1911c: 494, pl. 20, f. 64, 69 (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha crepidiphora Kulczyński, 1911c: 496, pl. 20, f. 66, 71 (f).
Gasteracantha similis tenuiscapus Kulczyński, 1911c: 498 (Df).
Gasteracantha similis melanotica Kulczyński, 1911d: 123 (Df).
Gasteracantha crucigera Dahl, 1914: 247.
Gasteracantha crucigera Chrysanthus, 1971: 44, f. 94-96 (f, S).
Gasteracantha curvispina (Guérin, 1837) | m f | West, Central Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016013]
Epeira curvispina Guérin, 1837: 8, pl. 2, f. 8 (Df).
Plectana curvispina Walckenaer, 1841: 154.
Gasteracantha walckenaeri Lucas, 1858: 49, 425, pl. 12, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha vaccula Thorell, 1859: 301 (Df).
Gasteracantha retracta Butler, 1873a: 157, pl. 4, f. 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha dahomensis Karsch, 1884b: 70 (Df).
Gasteracantha curvispina Simon, 1907d: 300 (Dm).
Gasteracantha curvispina Dahl, 1914: 266, f. 13 (f).
Gasteracantha curvispina Benoit & Emerit, 1975: 328, f. 15-16 (m).
Gasteracantha curvispina Emerit, 1982c: 458, 465, pl. 1, f. A, D, F-G (m).
Gasteracantha curvistyla Dahl, 1914 | f | Indonesia (Togian Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016014]
Gasteracantha curvistyla Dahl, 1914: 245, f. 16 (Df).
Gasteracantha cuspidata C. L. Koch, 1837 | f | Malaysia, India (Nicobar Is.), Indonesia (Java)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016015]
Gasteracantha cuspidata C. L. Koch, 1837a: 22, f. 264 (Df).
Plectana cuspidata Walckenaer, 1841: 154.
Gasteracantha dalyi Pocock, 1900 | f | India, Pakistan     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016016]
Gasteracantha dalyi Pocock, 1900a: 232 (Df).
Gasteracantha dalyi Tikader, 1982a: 67, f. 135-138 (f).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Thorell, 1887 | f | India to Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016017]
Gasteracantha diadesmia Thorell, 1887: 225 (Df; cited under G. panisicea in Roewer).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Tikader, 1982a: 61, f. 123-126 (f).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 557, f. 343a-f, 344a-i (f).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Yin et al., 1997d: 95, f. 24a-c (f).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 281, f. 168C-D, P (f).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Sen et al., 2015: 107, f. 612-616, pl. 21 (f).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2017: 6, f. 1-6, 166 (f).
Gasteracantha diardi (Lucas, 1835) | f | China, Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo, Indonesia (Sunda Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016018]
Epeira diardi Lucas, 1835a: 70, pl. 149, f. 4 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata C. L. Koch, 1837a: 18, f. 261 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha obliqua C. L. Koch, 1844: 64, f. 884 (Df).
Plectana acuminata Doleschall, 1859: 42, pl. 12, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha varia Thorell, 1859: 301 (Df).
Gasteracantha unguicornis Butler, 1873a: 159, pl. 4, f. 13 (Df).
Gasteracantha consanguinea Butler, 1873a: 159 (Df).
Gasteracantha dicallina Butler, 1873a: 160, pl. 4, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha sumatrana Butler, 1873a: 162, pl. 4, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha pavesi O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 282, pl. 26, f. 4 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata bubula Thorell, 1890a: 49 (Df).
Gasteracantha montana Thorell, 1890a: 53 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata jalorensis Simon, 1901k: 60 (Df).
Gasteracantha bouchardi Simon, 1903h: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha marsdeni Simon, 1903h: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha marsdeni punctisternis Strand, 1906d: 264 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata olivacea Strand, 1907m: 424 (Df).
Gasteracantha diardi Dahl, 1914: 285.
Gasteracantha diardi Kolosváry, 1931: 1057, pl. 30, f. 1 (f).
Gasteracantha doriae Simon, 1877 | f | Singapore, Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016019]
Gasteracantha doriae Simon, 1877c: 232, pl. 3, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha harpax O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 284, pl. 26, f. 9 (Df).
Gasteracantha doriae Workman & Workman, 1892: 7, pl. 7 (f).
Gasteracantha kulczynskii Strand, 1906d: 266 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata hundeshageni Strand, 1907k: 195 (Df).
Gasteracantha doriae Dahl, 1914: 277.
Gasteracantha falcicornis Butler, 1873 | f | Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016020]
Gasteracantha toxotes Gerstäcker, 1873: 489 (Df).
Gasteracantha resupinata Gerstäcker, 1873: 490, pl. 18, f. 8 (Df).
Gasteracantha falcicornis Butler, 1873a: 158, pl. 4, f. 10 (Df).
Gasteracantha petersii Karsch, 1878a: 322, pl. 1, f. 6 (Df).
Gasteracantha falciformis Simon, 1895a: 840 (lapsus).
Gasteracantha falcicornis Dahl, 1914: 276.
Gasteracantha falcicornis Emerit, 1974: 107, f. 46D-F (f).
Gasteracantha fasciata Guérin, 1838 | f | New Guinea, Guam     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016021]
Gasteracantha fasciata Guérin, 1838b: 53 (Df).
Plectana variegata Walckenaer, 1841: 160 (Df).
Gasteracantha variegata L. Koch, 1871: 2.
Gasteracantha fasciata Dahl, 1914: 282.
Gasteracantha fasciata Chrysanthus, 1971: 49, f. 112-113 (f).
Gasteracantha flava Nicolet, 1849 | f | Chile     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016022]
Gasteracantha flava Nicolet, 1849: 476 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata (Fabricius, 1775) | f | Australia (Queensland)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016023]
Aranea fornicata Fabricius, 1775: 435 (Df).
Gasteracantha vittata L. Koch, 1871: 2, pl. 1, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha bradleyi Thorell, 1881: 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha fornicata Dahl, 1914: 280.
Gasteracantha frontata Blackwall, 1864 | f | India, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia (Flores, Borneo)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016024]
Gasteracantha frontata Blackwall, 1864b: 40 (Df).
Gasteracantha frontata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 283, pl. 26, f. 5 (f).
Gasteracantha flebilis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 284, pl. 26, f. 8 (Df).
Gasteracantha frontata Dahl, 1914: 283.
Gasteracantha gambeyi Simon, 1877 | f | New Caledonia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016025]
Gasteracantha gambeyi Simon, 1877c: 236, pl. 3, f. 5 (Df).
Gasteracantha geminata (Fabricius, 1798) | m f | India, Sri Lanka     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016026]
Aranea geminata Fabricius, 1798: 292 (Df).
Gasteracantha geminata C. L. Koch, 1837a: 16, f. 260 (f).
Plectana geminata Walckenaer, 1841: 158.
Gasteracantha connata Butler, 1873a: 168 (Df).
Gasteracantha rimata O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 282, pl. 26, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha geminata Simon, 1895a: 836, f. 883-887 (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha geminata Pocock, 1900a: 233, f. 79 (f).
Gasteracantha geminata Dahl, 1914: 267, f. 11 (f).
Gasteracantha geminata Tikader, 1982a: 53, f. 107-110 (f).
Gasteracantha geminata Kim et al., 2013b: 175, f. 1-8 (f).
Gasteracantha geminata Sankaran, Jobi & Sebastian, 2015: 147, f. 1A-F, 2A-F (mf).
Gasteracantha hasselti C. L. Koch, 1837 | m f | India, China to Indonesia (Moluccas)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016027]
Gasteracantha hasseltii C. L. Koch, 1837a: 29, f. 267 (Df).
Gasteracantha horrens Thorell, 1859: 303 (Df).
Gasteracantha parvula Thorell, 1859: 303 (Dm).
Gasteracantha blackwalli Keyserling, 1864: 65, pl. 1, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha helva Blackwall, 1864b: 42 (Df).
Gasteracantha hepatica L. Koch, 1871: 8, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df).
Gasteracantha helva O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 287, pl. 27, f. 15 (f).
Gasteracantha propinqua O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 288, pl. 27, f. 16 (Df).
Gasteracantha pictospina van Hasselt, 1882: 14, pl. 1, f. 1-2 (Df).
Actinacantha pictispina Simon, 1885a: 37.
Actinacantha propinqua Simon, 1886a: 147.
Plectana hasselti Thorell, 1887: 224.
Plectana blackwallii Thorell, 1890a: 68.
Gasteracantha hasselti Pocock, 1900a: 233.
Gasteracantha perakensis Simon, 1901k: 60 (Df).
Gasteracantha propinqua Simon, 1904b: 282, pl. 16, f. 5 (f).
Gasteracantha tjibodensis Strand, 1907m: 424 (Df).
Gasteracantha hasseltii Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 33, f. 47-49 (f).
Gasteracantha hasseltii Tikader, 1982a: 63, f. 127-130 (f).
Gasteracantha hasselti Yin et al., 1997d: 96, f. 25a-f (mf).
Gasteracantha hasselti Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 281, f. 168E-F, K-L, Q-R (mf).
Gasteracantha hasselti Yin et al., 2012: 581, f. 279a-f (mf).
Gasteracantha hasselti Sen et al., 2015: 108, f. 617-621, pl. 21 (f).
Gasteracantha hasselti Williams, 2017: 249, f. 1-7 (mf).
Gasteracantha hecata (Walckenaer, 1841) | f | Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016028]
Plectana hecata Walckenaer, 1841: 168 (Df).
Gasteracantha falcifera C. L. Koch, 1844: 62, f. 883 (Df).
Gasteracantha hecata Dahl, 1914: 270.
Gasteracantha interrupta Dahl, 1914 | f | Indonesia (Lombok, Sulawesi)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016029]
Gasteracantha interrupta Dahl, 1914: 262, f. 15 (Df).
Gasteracantha irradiata (Walckenaer, 1841) | f | Thailand to Philippines, Indonesia (Sulawesi)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:036933]
Plectana irradiata Walckenaer, 1841: 170 (Df).
Gasteracantha vittata Thorell, 1859: 301 (Df).
Gasteracantha minahassae Merian, 1911: 235, pl. 9, f. 5 (Df).
Gasteracantha irradiata Dahl, 1914: 284.
Gasteracantha janopol Barrion & Litsinger, 1995 | f | Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016030]
Gasteracantha janopol Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 553, f. 340a-i (Df).
Gasteracantha kuhli C. L. Koch, 1837 | m f | India to Japan, Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016031]
Gasteracantha kuhlii C. L. Koch, 1837a: 20, f. 262 (Df).
Plectana acuminata Walckenaer, 1841: 159 (Df).
Gasteracantha annulipes C. L. Koch, 1844: 52, f. 876 (Df).
Plectana leucomelas Doleschall, 1859: 42, pl. 11, f. 8 (Df).
Gasteracantha annamita Simon, 1886a: 148 (Df).
Gasteracantha leucomelaena Thorell, 1887: 231 (Df).
Gasteracantha leucomelas Simon, 1904b: 282, pl. 16, f. 3 (f).
Gasteracantha leucomelas Bösenberg & Strand, 1906: 239, pl. 3, f. 18, pl. 15, f. 395 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhli Dahl, 1914: 262.
Gasteracantha nabona Chamberlin, 1924a: 22 (Df).
Gasteracantha leucomelas Sherriffs, 1934: 87, f. 2 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Fox, 1938b: 365 (S).
Gasteracantha leucomelaena Saito, 1939: 10, f. 2(4) (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Nakatsudi, 1943a: 162, f. 11 (f).
Gasteracantha leucomelaena Saito, 1959: 112, f. 137a-d (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 34, f. 50-52 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Tikader, 1982a: 59, g. 119-122 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Hu, 1984: 114, f. 112.1-2 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Yaginuma, 1986a: 111, f. 58.4 (m).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Chikuni, 1989b: 83, f. 64 (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Feng, 1990: 83, f. 58.1-6 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Chen & Gao, 1990: 62, f. 75 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Chen & Zhang, 1991: 101, f. 95.1-4 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Zhao, 1993: 238, f. 111 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 559, f. 345a-f (f).
Gasteracantha kuhli Yin et al., 1997d: 97, f. 26a-f (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 281, f. 168G-H, M, S-T (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Song, Zhu & Chen, 2001: 204, f. 122A-F (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Namkung, 2002: 289, f. 19.50a-b (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Kim & Kim, 2002: 207, f. 46, 127, 240-241 (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Kim & Cho, 2002: 267, f. 655-660 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhli Namkung, 2003: 291, f. 19.50a-b (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Kim & Park, 2007: 119, f. 1a-d (f).
Gasteracantha kuhli Shin, 2007: 160, f. 10A-I (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Tanikawa, 2007c: 52, f. 61-63, 471-472 (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Tanikawa, 2009: 429, f. 55-56 (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Zhu & Zhang, 2011: 225, f. 161A-F (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Yin et al., 2012: 582, f. 280a-f (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhli Sato, 2012: 68, unnumbered f. (f).
Gasteracantha kuhli Kim & Lee, 2012b: 74, f. 53A-D, pl. 13 (mf).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Sen et al., 2015: 108, f. 622-626, pl. 21 (f).
Gasteracantha kuhlii Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2017: 6, f. 7-12, 167 (f).
Gasteracantha lepelletieri (Guérin, 1825) | f | Indonesia (Sumatra) to Philippines, New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016032]
Epeira lepeletieri Guérin, 1825: 763 (Df, patronym for Lepelletier).
Gasteracantha lepelletieri Guérin, 1838b: 52.
Plectana lepelletieri Walckenaer, 1841: 156.
Plectana praetextata Doleschall, 1859: 42, pl. 8, f. 4, pl. 11, f. 6 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha doleschalli Simon, 1877c: 227 (Df).
Actinacantha lepelletieri Simon, 1885a: 37.
Gasteracantha praetextata helva Merian, 1911: 235 (Df).
Gasteracantha lepelletieri Dahl, 1914: 250.
Gasteracantha lunata Guérin, 1838 | f | Timor, Indonesia (Moluccas), New Caledonia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016033]
Gasteracantha lunata Guérin, 1838b: 55 (Df).
Gasteracantha ternatensis Thorell, 1881: 18 (Df).
Gasteracantha bruijnii Thorell, 1881: 21 (Df).
Gasteracantha bruijnii laeviuscula Thorell, 1881: 21 (Df).
Gasteracantha fragispina Keyserling, 1886a: 92, pl. 7, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha laeviuscula Strand, 1907k: 197.
Gasteracantha lunata Dahl, 1914: 285.
Gasteracantha martensi Dahl, 1914 | f | Indonesia (Sumatra)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016034]
Gasteracantha martensi Dahl, 1914: 249, f. 18 (Df).
Gasteracantha mediofusca (Doleschall, 1859) | f | Indonesia (Java), New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016035]
Plectana mediofusca Doleschall, 1859: 44, pl. 13, f. 9 (Df).
Gasteracantha mediofusca Merian, 1911: 237.
Gasteracantha mediofusca Chrysanthus, 1971: 47, f. 105-106 (removed f from S of G. mammosa per Roewer).
Gasteracantha mengei Keyserling, 1864 | f | Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016036]
Gasteracantha mengei Keyserling, 1864: 67, pl. 1, f. 5 (Df).
Atelacantha malayensis Simon, 1864: 285.
Gasteracantha malayensis van Hasselt, 1882: 13 (Df).
Gasteracantha mengei Dahl, 1914: 270, f. 10 (f).
Gasteracantha metallica (Pocock, 1898) | f | Solomon Is.     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016037]
Actinacantha metallica Pocock, 1898b: 465, pl. 19, f. 5 (Df).
Gasteracantha metallica Kulczyński, 1910: 398.
Gasteracantha milvoides Butler, 1873 | m f | Central, East, Southern Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016038]
Gasteracantha milvoides Butler, 1873a: 159, pl. 4, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha macrura Pocock, 1898e: 438, pl. 13, f. 3 (Df).
Paurotylus depressus Tullgren, 1910: 171, pl. 4, f. 125 (Dm).
Gasteracantha milvoides Benoit, 1962a: 59 (removed f from S of G. versicolor, S).
Paurotylus depressus Benoit, 1962d: 371, f. 1-3 (m).
Aetrocantha galatea Benoit, 1964a: 47 (S, rejected).
Gasteracantha milvoides Emerit, 1973: 685, f. 5B, pl. IIc (m).
Gasteracantha milvoides Emerit, 1974: 107, f. 46A-C (f).
Gasteracantha milvoides Benoit & Emerit, 1975: 328, f. 13-14 (m).
Gasteracantha milvoides Emerit, 1982c: 458, pl. 1, f. C, E (m, S).
Gasteracantha notata Kulczyński, 1910 | f | Papua New Guinea (New Britain)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016039]
Gasteracantha notata Kulczyński, 1910: 398, pl. 17, f. 10 (Df).
Gasteracantha panisicca Butler, 1873 | f | Myanmar to Philippines, Indonesia (Java)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016040]
Gasteracantha panisicca Butler, 1873a: 162, pl. 4, f. 14 (Df).
Gasteracantha panisicca Dahl, 1914: 287.
Gasteracantha panisicea Kolosváry, 1931: 1063, pl. 30, f. 2 (f).
Gasteracantha parangdiadesmia Barrion & Litsinger, 1995 | f | Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016041]
Gasteracantha parangdiadesmia Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 555, f. 342a-e (Df).
Gasteracantha pentagona (Walckenaer, 1841) | m f | Papua New Guinea (New Ireland, New Britain)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016042]
Plectana pentagona Walckenaer, 1841: 168 (Df).
Gasteracantha pentagona L. Koch, 1871: 9, pl. 1, f. 6 (f).
Stanneoclavis studeri Karsch, 1878c: 799 (Df).
Gasteracantha strasseni Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df).
Gasteracantha mahurica Strand, 1913d: 118 (Df).
Gasteracantha pentagona Dahl, 1914: 248.
Gasteracantha strasseni Strand, 1915d: 229, pl. 14, f. 25-26, pl. 17, f. 72 (f).
Gasteracantha pentagona Chrysanthus, 1971: 45, f. 97-100 (mf).
Gasteracantha pentagona anirica Strand, 1915 | f | Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Arch.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016043]
Gasteracantha strasseni anirica Strand, 1915d: 230 (Df).
Gasteracantha picta (Thorell, 1892) | j | Singapore     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016044]
Bunocrania picta Thorell, 1892a: 251 (Dj).
Gasteracantha quadrispinosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879 | f | New Guinea, Australia (Queensland)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016045]
Gasteracantha quadrispinosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 281, pl. 26, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha papuana Thorell, 1881: 15 (Df).
Gasteracantha quadrispina Lamb, 1911: 171, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha wolfi Strand, 1911b: 205 (Df).
Gasteracantha quadrispinosa Dahl, 1914: 270.
Gasteracantha quadrispinosa Chrysanthus, 1971: 48, f. 107-108 (f).
Gasteracantha recurva Simon, 1877 | f | Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016046]
Gasteracantha recurva Simon, 1877b: 70, pl. 3, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha recurva Simon, 1895a: 839, f. 890 (f).
Gasteracantha regalis Butler, 1873 | f | Vanuatu     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016047]
Gasteracantha regalis Butler, 1873a: 156, pl. 4, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha remifera Butler, 1873 | f | India, Sri Lanka     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016048]
Gasteracantha remifera Butler, 1873a: 154, pl. 4, f. 5 (Df).
Plectana clavatrix Karsch, 1892: 277 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha remifera Pocock, 1900a: 233, f. 78 (f).
Gasteracantha remifera Dahl, 1914: 244.
Gasteracantha remifera Tikader, 1982a: 65, f. 131-134 (f).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea Guérin, 1838 | f | Mauritius     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016049]
Gasteracantha rhomboidea Guérin, 1838b: 54 (Df).
Plectana mauricia Walckenaer, 1841: 155 (Df).
Gasteracantha mauritia Vinson, 1863: 239, 315.
Gasteracantha peccans O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 293, pl. 26, f. 6 (Df).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea Dahl, 1914: 287.
Gasteracantha rhomboidea Emerit, 1974: 97, f. 27D, 39, 40A-C (f).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea comorensis Strand, 1916 | f | Comoros, Mayotte     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016050]
Gasteracantha comorensis Strand, 1916d: 117 (Df).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea comorensis Emerit, 1974: 95, f. 38A-B (f, reduced to subspecies).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea madagascariensis Vinson, 1863 | m f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016051]
Gasteracantha madagascariensis Vinson, 1863: 242, 315, pl. 9, f. 6 (Df).
Gasteracantha madagascariensis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 285, pl. 26, f. 10 (f).
Gasteracantha sepulchralis Simon, 1881e: 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha nigripes Simon, 1881e: 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea madagascariensis Benoit, 1964a: 50 (removed f from S of G. sanguinolenta, placed as subspecies, S G. comorensis, rejected).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea madagascariensis Emerit, 1974: 91, f. 27C, 28C, 36, 37A-E (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha rubrospinis Guérin, 1838 | f | Indonesia (Lombok, Sulawesi, Moluccas), New Caledonia, Guam     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016052]
Gasteracantha rubrospinis Guérin, 1838b: 53 (Df).
Gasteracantha butleri Thorell, 1877b: 350 (Df).
Gasteracantha circumnotata Simon, 1877c: 229 (Df).
Gasteracantha simoni Keyserling, 1886a: 90, pl. 7, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha eurygaster Thorell, 1890a: 25 (Df).
Gasteracantha circumnotata Pocock, 1897c: 603, pl. 25, f. 2 (f).
Gasteracantha butleri elberti Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df).
Gasteracantha rubrospinis Dahl, 1914: 282 (S all names above).
Gasteracantha butleri elberti Strand, 1915d: 230, pl. 17, f. 73 (f).
Gasteracantha rufithorax Simon, 1881 | f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016053]
Gasteracantha rufithorax Simon, 1881e: 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha rhomboidea madagascariensis Benoit, 1964a: 50 (S, rejected).
Gasteracantha rufithorax Emerit, 1974: 97, f. 38B, 41B (f, removed from S).
Gasteracantha sacerdotalis L. Koch, 1872 | f | New Guinea, Australia (Queensland), New Caledonia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016054]
Gasteracantha sacerdotalis L. Koch, 1872a: 198, pl. 18, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha sylvestris Simon, 1877c: 234, pl. 3, f. 6 (Df).
Gasteracantha sacerdotalis Thorell, 1881: 28.
Gasteracantha sanguinea Dahl, 1914 | f | Philippines     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016055]
Gasteracantha sanguinea Dahl, 1914: 245, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta C. L. Koch, 1844 | m f | Africa, Yemen (mainland, Socotra), Seychelles     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016056]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta C. L. Koch, 1844: 51, f. 875 (Df).
Gasteracantha ensifera Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha ornata Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha lepida O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871c: 821, pl. 50, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha radiata Gerstäcker, 1873: 488 (Df).
Gasteracantha impotens Gerstäcker, 1873: 491 (Df).
Gasteracantha nana Butler, 1873a: 168, pl. 4, f. 4 (Df).
Gasteracantha vittata Keyserling, 1877b: 85, pl. 3, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha molesta O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 286, pl. 27, f. 13 (Df).
Gasteracantha importuna O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 286, pl. 26, f. 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha formosa confluxa Karsch, 1884a: 68 (Df).
Gasteracantha schweinfurthi Simon, 1890a: 100 (Df).
Gasteracantha sodalis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898b: 388, pl. 31, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha spenceri Pocock, 1900e: 324 (Df).
Gasteracantha abyssinica Strand, 1907a: 537 (Dj).
Gasteracantha abyssinica Strand, 1907n: 644 (Df).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta Dahl, 1914: 278.
Gasteracantha occidentalis Dahl, 1914: 283, f. 20 (Df).
Gasteracantha occidentalis Archer, 1951d: 2, f. 2 (f).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta Benoit, 1962a: 63, f. 42 (S).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta Benoit, 1964a: 50 (S).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta Wiehle, 1967b: 193, f. 36 (f).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta Emerit, 1974: 77, f. 27B, 30A-C (f).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta Benoit & Emerit, 1975: 329, f. 9-10 (Dm).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta andrefanae Emerit, 1974 | f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016057]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta andrefanae Emerit, 1974: 83, f. 33A-C (Df).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta bigoti Emerit, 1974 | m f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016058]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta bigoti Emerit, 1974: 84, f. 28E, 34, 35A-C (Dmf).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta emeriti Roberts, 1983 | m f | Seychelles (Aldabra)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016059]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta emeriti Roberts, 1983: 286, f. 225-234 (Dmf~).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta insulicola Emerit, 1974 | f | Seychelles     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016060]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta insulicola Emerit, 1974: 81, f. 32C (Df).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta legendrei Emerit, 1974 | f | Europa Is.     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016061]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta legendrei Emerit, 1974: 89, f. 32B (Df).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta mangrovae Emerit, 1974 | m f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016062]
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta mangrovae Emerit, 1974: 87, f. 28D, 32A (Dmf).
Gasteracantha sanguinolenta rueppelli (Strand, 1916) | f | Egypt     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016063]
Gasteracantha lepida rüppelli Strand, 1916b: 65 (Df).
Gasteracantha sapperi Dahl, 1914 | f | New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016064]
Gasteracantha sapperi Dahl, 1914: 249, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha sauteri Dahl, 1914 | f | China, Taiwan, Vietnam     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016065]
Gasteracantha sauteri Dahl, 1914: 281, f. 14 (Df).
Gasteracantha sauteri Kayashima, 1943b: 4, pl. 4 (f).
Gasteracantha fornicata Saito, 1959: 112, f. 138 (S, rejected).
Gasteracantha sauteri Feng, 1990: 85, f. 60.1-5 (f).
Gasteracantha sauteri Yin et al., 1997d: 100, f. 28a-c (f).
Gasteracantha sauteri Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 282, f. 168I-J, N, 169A (f).
Gasteracantha scintillans Butler, 1873 | f | Solomon Is.     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016066]
Gasteracantha scintillans Butler, 1873a: 156, pl. 4, f. 9 (Df).
Gasteracantha scintillans concolor Rainbow, 1913: 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha scintillans Chrysanthus, 1971: 45, f. 101-103 (f, S).
Gasteracantha signifera Pocock, 1898 | f | Solomon Is.     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016067]
Gasteracantha mollusca Keyserling, 1886a: 88, pl. 7, f. 1 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha signifer Pocock, 1898b: 465, pl. 19, f. 6 (Df).
Gasteracantha signifera Dahl, 1914: 281.
Gasteracantha signifera Chrysanthus, 1971: 49, f. 109-111 (f).
Gasteracantha signifera bistrigella Strand, 1911 | f | Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Arch.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016068]
Gasteracantha signifera bistrigella Strand, 1911b: 206 (D).
Gasteracantha signifera bistrigella Strand, 1915d: 236, pl. 20, f. 80 (f).
Gasteracantha signifera heterospina Strand, 1915 | f | Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Arch.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016069]
Gasteracantha signifera heterospina Strand, 1915d: 236 (Df).
Gasteracantha signifera pustulinota Strand, 1911 | f | Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Arch.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016070]
Gasteracantha signifera pustulinota Strand, 1911b: 206 (D).
Gasteracantha signifera pustulinota Strand, 1915d: 236, pl. 20, f. 84 (f).
Gasteracantha simoni O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879 | f | Central Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016071]
Gasteracantha simoni O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 289, pl. 27, f. 18 (Df).
Gasteracantha connata Simon, 1895a: 843.
Gasteracantha sororna Butler, 1873 | f | India     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016072]
Gasteracantha sororna Butler, 1873a: 155, pl. 4, f. 15 (Df).
Gasteracantha sturi (Doleschall, 1857) | f | Laos, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Moluccas     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016073]
Plectana sturii Doleschall, 1857: 424 (Df).
Plectana centrum Doleschall, 1857: 425 (Df).
Plectana sturi Doleschall, 1859: pl. 8, f. 1 (f).
Gasteracantha sturi Thorell, 1878b: 9, 294.
Gasteracantha nigristernis Simon, 1899a: 92 (Df).
Gasteracantha sturi Dahl, 1914: 284.
Gasteracantha sturi Kolosváry, 1931: 1068, pl. 30, f. 3 (f).
Gasteracantha subaequispina Dahl, 1914 | f | Borneo, New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016074]
Gasteracantha subaequispina Dahl, 1914: 278, f. 19 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata (Walckenaer, 1841) | m f | India to Polynesia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016075]
Plectana taeniata Walckenaer, 1841: 169 (Df).
Gasteracantha violenta L. Koch, 1871: 5, pl. 1, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata L. Koch, 1871: 10.
Gasteracantha hebridisia Butler, 1873a: 165 (Df).
Gasteracantha albiventer Butler, 1873a: 166, pl. 4, f. 6 (Df).
Gasteracantha relegata Simon, 1877c: 235 (Df).
Gasteracantha albertisii Thorell, 1881: 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha wallacei Thorell, 1881: 13 (Df).
Gasteracantha karschii Thorell, 1887: 230 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata Dahl, 1914: 287.
Gasteracantha taeniata Chrysanthus, 1959: 202, f. 5, 14, 27 (f).
Gasteracantha taeniata Chrysanthus, 1960: 23, f. 7-8 (Dm).
Gasteracantha taeniata analispina Strand, 1911 | f | New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016076]
Gasteracantha analispina Strand, 1911b: 205 (Df).
Gasteracantha analispina Strand, 1915d: 232, pl. 18, f. 81 (f).
Gasteracantha taeniata anirensis Strand, 1911 | f | Papua New Guinea (New Ireland)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016077]
Gasteracantha analispina anirensis Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df).
Gasteracantha analispina anirensis Strand, 1915d: 233, pl. 18, f. 78 (f).
Gasteracantha taeniata bawensis Strand, 1915 | f | New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016078]
Gasteracantha taeniata bawensis Strand, 1915d: 235 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata jamurensis Strand, 1915 | f | New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016079]
Gasteracantha taeniata jamurensis Strand, 1915d: 235 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata lugubris Simon, 1898 | f | Solomon Is.     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016080]
Gasteracantha hebridisia lugubris Simon, 1898b: 274 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata maculella Strand, 1911 | f | Indonesia (Aru Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016081]
Gasteracantha taeniata maculella Strand, 1911d: 154 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata novahannoveriana Dahl, 1914 | f | Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Arch.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016082]
Gasteracantha taeniata nova-hannoveriana Dahl, 1914: 288, f. 21 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata obsoletopicta Strand, 1915 | f | Indonesia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016083]
Gasteracantha taeniata obsoletopicta Strand, 1915d: 235, pl. 18, f. 75 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata oinokensis Strand, 1915 | f | New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016084]
Gasteracantha taeniata oinokensis Strand, 1915d: 235 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata sentanensis Strand, 1915 | f | New Guinea     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016085]
Gasteracantha taeniata sentanensis Strand, 1915d: 235 (Df).
Gasteracantha taeniata trivittinota Strand, 1911 | f | Papua New Guinea (New Ireland)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016086]
Gasteracantha bradleyi trivittinota Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df).
Gasteracantha bradleyi trivittinota Strand, 1915d: 234, pl. 17, f. 74, pl. 18, f. 83 (f).
Gasteracantha taeniata univittinota Strand, 1911 | f | Papua New Guinea (New Ireland)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016087]
Gasteracantha bradleyi univittinota Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df).
Gasteracantha theisi Guérin, 1838 | m f | New Guinea, Indonesia (Moluccas)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016088]
Gasteracantha theisii Guérin, 1838b: 54 (Df).
Plectana praetextata Walckenaer, 1841: 166 (Df).
Gasteracantha aruana Thorell, 1881: 40 (Df).
Gasteracantha theisi Dahl, 1914: 249.
Gasteracantha theisi Strand, 1915d: 228, pl. 18, f. 77 (f).
Gasteracantha theisi Chrysanthus, 1959: 203, f. 12, 15-18, 20-23 (mf).
Gasteracantha theisi Scharff & Coddington, 1997: 374, f. 17 (m).
Gasteracantha theisi antemaculata Strand, 1911 | f | Indonesia (Aru Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016089]
Gasteracantha aruana antemaculata Strand, 1911d: 154 (Df).
Gasteracantha theisi keyana Strand, 1911 | f | Indonesia (Kei Is.)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016090]
Gasteracantha aruana keyana Strand, 1911d: 154 (Df).
Gasteracantha theisi quadrisignatella Strand, 1911 | f | Indonesia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016091]
Gasteracantha theisi quadrisignatella Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df).
Gasteracantha thomasinsulae Archer, 1951 | f | São Tomé and Príncipe     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016092]
Gasteracantha thomasinsulae Archer, 1951d: 1, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha thorelli Keyserling, 1864 | m f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016093]
Gasteracantha thorellii Keyserling, 1864: 67, pl. 1, f. 4 (Df).
Gasteracantha formosa thorelli Strand, 1907n: 642.
Gasteracantha thorelli Dahl, 1914: 276.
Gasteracantha thorelli Emerit, 1974: 111, f. 28B, 48C, 50, 51A-C (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha tondanae Pocock, 1897 | f | Indonesia (Sulawesi)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016094]
Gasteracantha tondanae Pocock, 1897c: 604, pl. 25, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha transversa C. L. Koch, 1837 | f | Indonesia (Sumatra, Java)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016095]
Gasteracantha transversa C. L. Koch, 1837a: 14, f. 259 (Df).
Gasteracantha nebulosa Butler, 1873a: 164 (Df).
Gasteracantha vittata longicornis Strand, 1907m: 422 (Df).
Gasteracantha transversa Dahl, 1914: 280.
Gasteracantha unguifera Simon, 1889 | m f | China, India     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016096]
Gasteracantha unguifera Simon, 1889i: 336 (Df).
Gasteracantha unguifera Tikader, 1982a: 57, f. 115-118 (f).
Gasteracantha unguifera Mi & Peng, 2013b: 797, f. 6-15 (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha versicolor (Walckenaer, 1841) | m f | Central, East, Southern Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016097]
Plectana versicolor Walckenaer, 1841: 161 (Df).
Gasteracantha scapha Gerstäcker, 1873: 487 (Df).
Gasteracantha versicolor Dahl, 1914: 279.
Gasteracantha versicolor nigristerna Caporiacco, 1941b: 88 (Df).
Gasteracantha versicolor Benoit, 1962a: 61, f. 40 (S).
Gasteracantha versicolor Emerit, 1968: 898, f. 1-3 (mf).
Gasteracantha versicolor Emerit, 1973: 686, f. 5A. pl. IIA-B (Dm).
Gasteracantha versicolor Emerit, 1974: 103, f. 28F, 47A-B (mf).
Gasteracantha versicolor Benoit & Emerit, 1975: 330, f. 11-12 (m).
Gasteracantha versicolor avaratrae Emerit, 1974 | f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016098]
Gasteracantha versicolor avaratrae Emerit, 1974: 109, f. 48A, 49A-C (Df).
Gasteracantha versicolor formosa Vinson, 1863 | m f | Madagascar     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016099]
Gasteracantha formosa Vinson, 1863: 244, 315, pl. 9, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha formosa O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 285, pl. 26, f. 11 (f).
Gasteracantha versicolor formosa Emerit, 1974: 109, f. 2A-C, 27A, 28A, 29, 45A-E, 48B (f, placed as subspecies, Dm).
Gasteracantha westringi Keyserling, 1864 | f | Australia, Admiralty Is., New Caledonia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016100]
Gasteracantha westringii Keyserling, 1864: 66, pl. 1, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha laeta Fauvel, 1865: 68, pl. 1, f. 18 (Df).
Gasteracantha westringi L. Koch, 1871: 7, pl. 1, f. 4 (f).
Gasteracantha mollusca L. Koch, 1871: 7, pl. 1, f. 4 (Df).
Gasteracantha ocillatum Urquhart, 1889b: 152, pl. 7, f. 1-3 (Df).
Gasteracantha wogeonis Strand, 1911b: 205 (Df).
Gasteracantha westringi Dahl, 1914: 281.
Gasteracantha wogeonis Strand, 1915d: 231, pl. 18, f. 82 (f).
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