Taxon details

Gasteracantha diadesmia Thorell, 1887

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: f
  • Last updated: 2022-11-16
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India to Philippines
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Type deposit provide information
  • Syntype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 2f 6j (A0003411)
Taxonomic references
Gasteracantha diadesmia Thorell, 1887: 225 (Df; cited under G. panisicea in Roewer).
Gasteracantha diadesmia Tikader, 1970: 40, f. 23c (f).
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 diadesmia Macharoenboon, Siriwut & Jeratthitikul, 2021: 31, f. 5A-D, 11A-C (f).

Barrion, A. T. & Litsinger, J. A. (1995). Riceland spiders of South and Southeast Asia. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 700 pp., 16 pls. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Macharoenboon, K., Siriwut, W. & Jeratthitikul, E. (2021). A review of the taxonomy of spiny-backed orb-weaving spiders of the subfamily Gasteracanthinae (Araneae, Araneidae) in Thailand. ZooKeys 1032: 17-62. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1032.62001 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Roy, T. K., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2017). On the araneid fauna (Araneae: Araneidae) of the tea estates of Dooars, West Bengal, India. World Scientific News 67(1): 1-67. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sen, S., Dhali, D. C., Saha, S. & Raychaudhuri, D. (2015). Spiders (Araneae: Arachnida) of reserve forests of Dooars: Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary and Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary. World Scientific News 20: 1-339. [N.B.: at the journal's website meanwhile a new version (created in 2020) is online, with changed authorship:] download pdf -- Show included taxa

Song, D. X., Zhu, M. S. & Chen, J. (1999). The spiders of China. Hebei Science and Technology Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, 640 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1887). Viaggio di L. Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. II. Primo saggio sui ragni birmani. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 25: 5-417. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1982a). Part 1. Family Araneidae (= Argiopidae). Typical orb-weavers. In: The fauna of India. Spiders: Araneae. Vol. II. Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, pp. 1-293. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. (1970). Spider fauna of Sikkim. Records of the Zoological Survey of India 64: 1-83. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Wang, J. F., Zhu, M. S., Xie, L. P., Peng, X. J. & Bao, Y. H. (1997d). Fauna Sinica: Arachnida: Araneae: Araneidae. Science Press, Beijing, 460 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2022-11-16 New taxonomic reference entry Tikader, 1970 n/a
2021-04-16 New taxonomic reference entry Macharoenboon, Siriwut & Jeratthitikul, 2021 n/a
2017-02-08 New taxonomic reference entry Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2017 n/a
2015-12-10 New taxonomic reference entry Sen et al., 2015 n/a