Taxon details

Gea subarmata Thorell, 1890

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2024-02-12
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Japan (Ryukyu Is.), Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia (Borneo), Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, New Guinea)
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  • Syntype: Museo Civico Storia Naturale G. Doria, Genova (MCSNG), Italy; 1f (Levi, 1983)
  • Syntype: Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet), Stockholm (NHRS), Sweden; 2f (Levi, 1983)
Taxonomic references
Gea subarmata Thorell, 1890a: 101 (Df).
Gea catenulata Thorell, 1898: 339 (Df) [].
Gea subarmata Kulczyński, 1910: 392, pl. 17, f. 3, 4 (f).
Gea subarmata Kulczyński, 1911c: 476, pl. 20, f. 48-49 (f, Dm).
Gea brongersmai Chrysanthus, 1971: 18, f. 26-29 (Df) [].
Gea corbetti Tikader, 1982a: 109, f. 205-210 (Df) [].
Gea subarmata Levi, 1983: 323, f. 350-354 (f, S of Gea brongersmai, G. catenulata and G. corbetti).
Gea subarmata Okuma et al., 1993: 21, f. 16A-B (f, Dm).
Gea subarmata Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 568, f. 351a-j (f).
Gea subarmata Sen et al., 2015: 110, f. 632-636, pl. 21 (f).
Gea subarmata Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2017: 7, f. 13-17, 168 (f).
Gea subarmata Tanikawa & Yamanouchi, 2020: 131, f. 1A-C (f).
Gea subarmata Mi et al., 2024: 83, f. 5A-L, 6A-E, 7I-L (mf).

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

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

Kulczyński, W. (1910). Araneae et Arachnoidea Arthrogastra. In: Botanische und zoologische Ergebnisse einer wissenschaftlichen Forschungreise nach den Samoainsiln, dem Neuguinea-Archipel und den Solomon inseln von Marz bis Dezember 1905 von Dr Karl Rechinger. III Teil. Denkschrift der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien 85, 389-411. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kulczyński, W. (1911c). Spinnen aus Nord-Neu-Guinea. In: Résultats de l'expédition scientifique néerlandaise à la Nouvelle-Guinée en 1903 sous les auspices de Arthur Wichmann. Nova Guinea 5(Zoologie, Lief. 4): 423-518, pl. 19-20. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.10923 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1983). The orb-weaver genera Argiope, Gea, and Neogea from the western Pacific region (Araneae: Araneidae, Argiopinae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 150(5): 247-338. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mi, X. Q., Liu, F., Wang, C., Gan, J. H. & Wu, Y. B. (2024). Revision of the orb-weaver spider genus Gea C.L. Koch, 1843 (Araneae, Araneidae) from China. ZooKeys 1191: 75-88. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1191.117592 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Okuma, C., Kamal, N. Q., Hirashima, Y., Alam, M. Z. & Ogata, K. (1993). Illustrated Monograph of the Rice Field Spiders of Bangladesh. Institute of Postgraduate Studies in Agriculture (Salna, Gazipur, Bangladesh). Japan International Cooperation Agency Project Publication, 1, 93 pp. 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. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. & Yamanouchi, S. (2020). A new record of Gea subarmata (Araneae: Araneidae) from Japan. Acta Arachnologica 69(2): 131-132. doi:10.2476/asjaa.69.131 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1890a). Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. IV, 1. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 28: 5-421. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1898). Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. LXXX. Secondo saggio sui Ragni birmani. II. Retitelariae et Orbitelariae. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 39: 271-378. 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

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2024-02-12 New taxonomic reference entry Mi et al., 2024 n/a
2024-02-12 Species distribution update Mi et al., 2024 n/a (Old value)
2020-12-28 New taxonomic reference entry Tanikawa & Yamanouchi, 2020 n/a
2020-12-28 Species distribution update Tanikawa & Yamanouchi, 2020 n/a (Old value)
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