Taxon details


Gasteracantha theisi Guérin, 1838

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-09-16
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016088]
  • Distribution: Indonesia, New Guinea
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany; f (3801) of Gasteracantha theisii quadrisignatella (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Paratype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel (NMB), Switzerland; 4f (NMB-ARAN-00752a, b) of Gasteracantha aruana keyana (Nentwig et al., 2019)
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); 1m 9f (3717), 14f 2f (subadult) (3718), 2f (3719), 5m 10f (3720), 1f (3721), 5m 10f (subadult) (3722), 1m (3723), 1m 1f (3724), 4f 1m (3725) of Gasteracantha aruana keyana
  • Syntype: Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt am Main (SMF), Germany (data base search of type material, 11.01.2019); 2f (3716) of Gasteracantha aruana antemaculata
Taxonomic references
Gasteracantha theisii Guérin, 1838b: 54 (Df).
Plectana praetextata Walckenaer, 1841: 166 (Df).
Gasteracantha aruana Thorell, 1881: 40 (Df).
Gasteracantha theisi quadrisignatella Strand, 1911b: 206 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016091].
Gasteracantha aruana antemaculata Strand, 1911d: 154 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016089].
Gasteracantha aruana keyana Strand, 1911d: 154 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016090].
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 Nentwig et al., 2019: 36, 37 (S of Gasteracantha theisi antemaculata, G. theisi keyana and G. theisi quadrisignatella).
References

Chrysanthus, P. (1959). Spiders from south New Guinea II. Nova Guinea N.S. 10: 197-206. 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

Guérin-Méneville, F. E. (1838b). Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, Arachnides et Insectes recueillis dans le Voyage autour du Monde de la Corvette de Sa Majesté, La Coquille, exécuté pendant les anées 1822-1825 sous le commandement du Capitaine Duperry. Paris vol. 2(1: Zoologie), 51-56. 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

Scharff, N. & Coddington, J. A. (1997). A phylogenetic analysis of the orb-weaving spider family Araneidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 120: 355-434. 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

Strand, E. (1911d). Araneae von den Aru- und Kei-Inseln. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 34: 127-199. 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

Thorell, T. (1881). Studi sui Ragni Malesi e Papuani. III. Ragni dell'Austro Malesia e del Capo York, conservati nel Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 17: 1-727. 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

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