Family: Araneidae Clerck,1757 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0102] Detail
Gen. Thelacantha Hasselt, 1882 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01568] Detail
N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833 by Benoit, 1964a: 49 and Emerit, 1974: 31.
In synonymy:
Thelacantha formosana (Saito, 1933, T from Gasteracantha) = Thelacantha brevispina (Doleschall, 1857) (Yaginuma, 1960: 63, sub Gasteracantha mammosa).
Thelacantha sola (Saito, 1933, T from Gasteracantha) = Thelacantha brevispina (Doleschall, 1857) (Yaginuma, 1960: 63, sub Gasteracantha mammosa).
Thelacantha sparsa (Saito, 1933, T from Gasteracantha) = Thelacantha brevispina (Doleschall, 1857) (Yaginuma, 1960: 63, sub Gasteracantha mammosa).
Thelacantha brevispina (Doleschall, 1857) * | m f | Madagascar, India to Philippines, Australia, French Polynesia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:017085]
Plectana brevispina Doleschall, 1857: 423 (Df).
Plectana roseolimbata Doleschall, 1859: 43, pl. 13, f. 1 (Df).
Plectana flavida Doleschall, 1859: 43, pl. 13, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha mammeata Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha guttata Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha borbonica Vinson, 1863: 236, 315, pl. 9, f. 5 (Df).
Gasteracantha alba Vinson, 1863: 240, 315 (Df).
Gasteracantha canningensis Stoliczka, 1869: 248, pl. 18, f. 1 (Df).
Gasteracantha suminata L. Koch, 1871: 11, pl. 1, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha mastoidea L. Koch, 1872a: 201, pl. 18, f. 2 (Df).
Gasteracantha brevispina Thorell, 1878b: 17, 294.
Stanneoclavis suminata Karsch, 1878c: 783 (Dm).
Stanneoclavis mastoidea Karsch, 1878c: 783 (Dm).
Actinacantha maculata Karsch, 1878c: 800 (Df).
Gasteracantha observatrix O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 291, pl. 27, f. 21 (Df).
Gasteracantha mammosa van Hasselt, 1882: 15 (misidentified).
Gasteracantha flavida van Hasselt, 1882: 15.
Stanneoclavis latronum Simon, 1890c: 133 (Df).
Gasteracantha brevispina Workman & Workman, 1892: 8, pl. 8 (f).
Gasteracantha mammosa Dahl, 1914: 258, f. 12 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha sola Saito, 1933b: 56, pl. 3, f. 34 (Df).
Gasteracantha sparsa Saito, 1933b: 57, pl. 3, f. 35 (Df).
Gasteracantha formosana Saito, 1933b: 58, pl. 3, f. 32 (Df).
Gasteracantha brevispina Chrysanthus, 1959: 203, f. 13, 19, 29 (f).
Gasteracantha brevispina Chrysanthus, 1960: 25, f. 5-6 (m).
Gasteracantha mammosa Yaginuma, 1960: 63 (S, misidentified).
Thelacantha brevispina Benoit, 1964a: 49 (removed from S of Gasteracantha mammosa per Roewer).
Gasteracantha (T.) brevispina Chrysanthus, 1971: 47, f. 104 (f).
Thelacantha brevispina Emerit, 1974: 57, f. 17, 18A-B, 19A-C, 26A (mf).
Gasteracantha mammosa Tikader & Biswas, 1981: 34, f. 53-55 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha mammosa Tikader, 1982a: 55, g. 111-114 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha mammosa Chikuni, 1989b: 83, f. 65 (mf, misidentified).
Gasteracantha mammosa Feng, 1990: 84, f. 59.1-5 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha mammosa Chen & Gao, 1990: 62, f. 76a-c (mf, misidentified).
Gasteracantha mammosa Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 554, f. 341a-e (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha mammosa Yin et al., 1997d: 98, f. 27a-i (mf, misidentified).
Thelacantha brevispina Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 309, f. 184C-F, 185H-I (mf).
Thelacantha brevispina Tanikawa, 2007c: 52, f. 64-70, 473-474 (mf).
Thelacantha brevispina Tanikawa, 2009: 429, f. 57-58 (mf).
Thelacantha brevispina Yin et al., 2012: 584, f. 281a-i (mf).
Thelacantha brevispina Dierkens & Charlat, 2013: 74, f. 24-25 (m).
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