Taxon details


Gasteracantha pentagona (Walckenaer, 1841)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-16
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016042]
  • Distribution: Papua New Guinea (New Ireland, New Britain, Bismarck Arch.)
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); f (3787) of Gasteracantha strasseni
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; f (3789) of Gasteracantha strasseni anirica (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); f (2589) of Stanneoclavis studeri
  • Paratype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); 1m 4f (3783, 3784, 3785, 3786, 3788) of Gasteracantha strasseni
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); 6f (3759) of Gasteracantha mahurica
Taxonomic references
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 strasseni anirica Strand, 1915d: 230 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016043].
Gasteracantha pentagona Chrysanthus, 1971: 45, f. 97-100 (mf).
Gasteracantha pentagona Nentwig et al., 2019: 37 (S of Gasteracantha pentagona anirica).
References

Chrysanthus, P. (1971). Further notes on the spiders of New Guinea I (Argyopidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen 113: 1-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dahl, F. (1914). Die Gasteracanthen des Berliner Zoologischen Museums und deren geographische Verbreitung. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 7: 235-301. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1878c). Exotisch-araneologisches. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 51: 322-333, 771-826. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, L. (1871). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 1-2]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 1-104, pl. 1-8. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Nentwig, W., Blick, T., Gloor, D., Jäger, P. & Kropf, C. (2019). Tackling taxonomic redundancy in spiders: the infraspecific spider taxa described by Embrik Strand (Arachnida: Araneae). Arachnologische Mitteilungen 58: 29-51. doi:10.30963/aramit5809 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1911b). Vorläufige Diagnosen neuer Spinnen, insbesondere aus der Südsee, des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 77(I,2): 202-207. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1913d). Neue indoaustralische und polynesische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 79(A6): 113-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1915d). Indoaustralische, papuanische und polynesische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums, gesammelt von Dr E. Wolf, Dr J. Elbert u. a. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Hanseatischen Südsee-Expedition 1909. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 36(2): 179-274, pl. 13-19. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Tome deuxième. Roret, Paris, 549 pp., pl. 16-22. [not published in 1837, see pp. 430, 452, 505; plates in second pdf of Walckenaer, 1837] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-09-16 New taxonomic reference entry Nentwig et al., 2019 n/a
2019-09-16 Species synonymy Nentwig et al., 2019 Gasteracantha pentagona anirica synonymized with Gasteracantha pentagona