Family: Uloboridae Thorell,1869 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0098] Detail
Gen. Zosis Walckenaer, 1841 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:03372] Detail
N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Uloborus Latreille, 1806 by Lehtinen, 1967: 277; gender is feminine, as per Bonnet.
Transferred to other genera:
Zosis hyrcana Brignoli, 1979 -- see Octonoba
Zosis mundior (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936) -- see Philoponella
Zosis sinensis (Simon, 1880) -- see Octonoba
Zosis sybotides (Bösenberg & Strand, 1906) -- see Octonoba
Zosis varians (Bösenberg & Strand, 1906) -- see Octonoba
Zosis yesoensis (Saito, 1934) -- see Octonoba
In synonymy:
Zosis luteola (Blackwall, 1865, T from Uloborus) = Zosis geniculata (Olivier, 1789) (Benoit, 1978g: 676).
Zosis spinitarsis (Keyserling, 1887, T from Uloborus) = Zosis geniculata (Olivier, 1789) (Davies, 1985: 118).
Zosis xiamenensis (Xie, Peng, Zhang, Gong & Kim, 1997, T from Philoponella) = Zosis geniculata (Olivier, 1789) (Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 85).
Zosis zenzesi (Mello-Leitão, 1945, T from Uloborus) = Zosis peruana (Keyserling, 1881) (Grismado, 2004c: 12).
Nomen dubium:
Zosis ursinus (Mello-Leitão, 1947c: 7, pl. 6, f. 51, f, Brazil, T from Uloborus by Lehtinen, 1967: 277) -- Opell, 1979: 502, 512.
Zosis costalimae (Mello-Leitão, 1917) | m f | Brazil     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006438]
Uloborus costa-limae Mello-Leitão, 1917b: 5, 7 (Dmf).
Zosis costa-limae Lehtinen, 1967: 277 (Tmf from Uloborus).
Zosis geniculata (Olivier, 1789) * | m f | Southern USA to Brazil, Caribbean. Introduced to Macaronesia, West Africa, Seychelles, India, Indonesia, Philippines, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, Hawaii     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006439]
Aranea geniculata Olivier, 1789: 214 (D).
Uloborus zosis Walckenaer, 1841: 231 (Dm).
Zosis caraibe Walckenaer, 1841: 231, pl. 20, f. 2 (Dm).
Orithya williamsii Blackwall, 1858b: 331 (Df).
Uloborus latreilleii Thorell, 1858b: 197 (Df).
Uloborus domesticus Doleschall, 1859: 46, pl. 7, f. 2 (Df).
Orithya williamsii Blackwall, 1861b: 443 (Dm).
Uloborus borbonicus Vinson, 1863: 316, pl. 1, f. 3 (Df).
Orithya luteolus Blackwall, 1865a: 89 (Df).
Zosis caraiba Taczanowski, 1872: 110 (Dm).
Uloborus zosis L. Koch, 1872a: 221, pl. 19, f. 3 (Df).
Uloborus spinitarsis Keyserling, 1887a: 231, pl. 20, f. 9 (Dm).
Uloborus zosis Marx, 1889a: 99, pl. 4, f. 1 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Simon, 1892a: 211.
Uloborus geniculatus McCook, 1894: 273, pl. 27, f. 1-2 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902a: 362, pl. 34, f. 9-10 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Berland, 1924a: 176, f. 16-17 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 228, f. 75-76 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Berland & Millot, 1940: 152, f. 5 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Muma & Gertsch, 1964: 37, f. 82-86 (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Lehtinen, 1967: 277, f. 493 (Tmf from Uloborus).
Uloborus geniculatus Chrysanthus, 1967b: 98, f. 32-39 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Yaginuma, 1967b: 92, f. 2h-j (f).
Zosis geniculatus Saaristo, 1978: 107, f. 78-87 (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Benoit, 1978g: 676 (S).
Zosis geniculatus Opell, 1979: 510, f. 2, 162-174, pl. 1A-D, 2D, 7C (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Opell, 1981: 221, f. 4 (m).
Zosis geniculatus Roth, 1982: 50-2, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Roth, 1985: B46-3, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Davies, 1985: 118 (S).
Uloborus geniculatus Wunderlich, 1986: 215, f. 211.
Uloborus geniculatus Yaginuma, 1986a: 14, f. 9.5 (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Davies, 1988b: 276, f. 3 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Chikuni, 1989b: 23, f. 4 (mf).
Zosis geniculatus Coddington, 1990: 12, f. 41 (m).
Zosis geniculatus Yoshida, 1991d: 24, f. 2B (m).
Zosis geniculatus Roth, 1994: 192, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Uloborus luteolus Schmidt, Geisthardt & Piepho, 1994: 87, f. 2 (f).
Zosis geniculatus Song & Zhu, 1994: 38, f. 3A (m, not f, f. 3B-C, a misidentified Philoponella).
Zosis geniculatus Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 27, f. 7a-b (f).
Philoponella xiamenensis Xie et al., 1997: 35, f. 10-12 (Df).
Zosis geniculatus Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 85, f. 35N-O, 37A (mf, S).
Zosis geniculata Penney, 2008: 88, f. 5.60 (m).
Zosis geniculatus Yoshida, 2009b: 145, f. 8-11, 26-27 (mf).
Zosis geniculata Saaristo, 2010: 288, f. 40.32-41 (mf).
Zosis geniculata Sen et al., 2015: 22, f. 29-33, pl. 12 (f).
Zosis geniculata altissima (Franganillo, 1926) | ? | Cuba     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006440]
Uloborus geniculatus altissimus Franganillo, 1926a: 46 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).
Zosis geniculata fusca (Caporiacco, 1948) | m f | Guyana     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006441]
Uloborus geniculatus fuscus Caporiacco, 1948a: 624 (Dmf).
Zosis geniculata humilis (Franganillo, 1926) | ? | Cuba     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006442]
Uloborus geniculatus humilis Franganillo, 1926a: 46 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).
Zosis geniculata quadripunctata (Franganillo, 1926) | ? | Cuba     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006443]
Uloborus geniculatus quadripunctatus Franganillo, 1926a: 47 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).
Zosis geniculata similis (Franganillo, 1926) | ? | Cuba     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006444]
Uloborus geniculatus similis Franganillo, 1926a: 46 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).
Zosis geniculata timorensis (Schenkel, 1944) | f | Timor     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006445]
Uloborus geniculatus timorensis Schenkel, 1944: 173, f. 1 (Df).
Uloborus zosis timorensis Schenkel, 1944: 173, f. 1a-b (Df).
Uloborus geniculatus timorensis Roewer, 1955c: 1337.
Zosis peruana (Keyserling, 1881) | m f | Colombia to Argentina     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:006446]
Uloborus peruanus Keyserling, 1881c: 283, pl. 11, f. 9 (Df).
Uloborus zenzesi Mello-Leitão, 1945b: 231 (Df).
Zosis peruvianus Opell, 1981: 221, f. 2-3, 7-14 (Tf from Uloborus, Dm).
Zosis peruanus Grismado, 2004c: 12 (S).
Zosis peruanus Grismado, 2008b: 98, f. 15, 17 (mf).
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