Taxon details


Thelacantha brevispina (Doleschall, 1857)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2019-03-14
  • LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:017085]
  • Distribution: Madagascar, India to Philippines, Australia, French Polynesia
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Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Zoologisches Museum Hamburg (ZMH), Hamburg, Germany (data base search of type material, 11.02.2019); 1j (A0001758) of Gasteracantha mastoidea L. Koch, 1872
  • Syntype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Gasteracantha suminata L. Koch, 1871, (1253)
Taxonomic references
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 Saitō, 1933b: 56, pl. 3, f. 34 (Df).
Gasteracantha sparsa Saitō, 1933b: 57, pl. 3, f. 35 (Df).
Gasteracantha formosana Saitō, 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).
Thelacantha brevispina Tan et al., 2019a: 47, f. 1H, 12A-E (f).
References

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Benoit, P. L. G. (1964a). Nouvelle contribution à la connaissance des Araneidae-Gasteracanthinae d'Afrique et de Madagascar (Araneae). Publicações Culturais da Companhia de Diamantes de Angola 69: 41-52. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chen, X. E. & Gao, J. C. (1990). The Sichuan farmland spiders in China. Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House, Chengdu, 226 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chikuni, Y. (1989b). Pictorial encyclopedia of spiders in Japan. Kaisei-sha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 310 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Chrysanthus, P. (1960). Spiders from south New Guinea III. Nova Guinea, Zoology 3: 23-42. 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

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

Dierkens, M. & Charlat, S. (2013). Contribution à la connaissance des araignées des îles de la Société (Polynésie française). Revue Arachnologique 17: 63-81. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Doleschall, L. (1857). Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch-Indie 13: 339-434. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Doleschall, L. (1859). Tweede Bijdrage tot de kennis der Arachniden van den Indischen Archipel. Acta Societatis Scientiarum Indica-Neerlandica 5: 1-60. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerit, M. (1974). Arachnides araignées Araneidae Gasteracanthinae. Faune Madagascar 38: 1-215. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Feng, Z. Q. (1990). Spiders of China in colour. Hunan Science and Technology Publishing House, 256 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hasselt, A. W. M. van (1882). Araneae. In: Veth, P. J. (ed.) Midden-Sumatra 4A(11). Reizen en onderzoekingen der Sumatra-expeditie, uitgerust door het aardrijkskundig genootschap, 1877-1879. Brill, Leiden, 1-56, pl. 1-5. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.119451 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

Koch, L. (1872a). Die Arachniden Australiens, nach der Natur beschrieben und abgebildet [Erster Theil, Lieferung 3-7]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 105-368, pl. 8-28. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.121660 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1879c). On some new and little known species of Araneidea, with remarks on the genus Gasteracantha. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 47(2): 279-293. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1879.tb02656.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saitō, S. (1933b). Notes on the spiders from Formosa. Transactions of the Sapporo Natural History Society 13(1): 32-60, pl. 3. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Simon, E. (1890c). Etudes arachnologiques. 22e Mémoire. XXXVI. Arachnides recueillis aux îles Mariannes par M. A. Marche. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (6) 10: 131-136. 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

Stoliczka, F. (1869). Contribution towards the knowledge of Indian Arachnoidea. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 38(pt.2): 201-251. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tan, J., Chan, Z. J., Ong, C. A. & Yong, H. S. (2019a). Phylogenetic relationships of Actinacantha Simon, Gasteracantha Sundevall, Macracantha Hasselt and Thelacantha Simon spiny orbweavers (Araneae: Araneidae) in Peninsular Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 67: 32-55. doi:10.26107/RBZ-2019-0003 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (2007c). An identification guide to the Japanese spiders of the families Araneidae, Nephilidae and Tetragnathidae. Arachnological Society of Japan, 121 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tanikawa, A. (2009). Hersiliidae. Nephilidae, Tetragnathidae, Araneidae. In: Ono, H. (ed.) The spiders of Japan with keys to the families and genera and illustrations of the species. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, pp. 149, 403-463. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1859). Nya exotiska Epeirider. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 16: 299-304. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thorell, T. (1878b). Studi sui ragni Malesi e Papuani. II. Ragni di Amboina raccolti Prof. O. Beccari. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 13: 1-317. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Tikader, B. K. & Biswas, B. (1981). Spider fauna of Calcutta and vicinity: Part-I. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper 30: 1-149. 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

Vinson, A. (1863). Aranéides des îles de la Réunion, Maurice et Madagascar. Paris, i-cxx, 1-337. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Workman, T. & Workman, M. E. (1892). Malaysian spiders. Belfast, pp. 1-8. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yaginuma, T. (1960). Spiders of Japan in colour. Hoikusha, Osaka, 186 pp. 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, xiii + 460 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Yin, C. M., Peng, X. J., Yan, H. M., Bao, Y. H., Xu, X., Tang, G., Zhou, Q. S. & Liu, P. (2012). Fauna Hunan: Araneae in Hunan, China. Hunan Science and Technology Press, Changsha, 1590 pp. download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2019-03-14 New taxonomic reference entry Tan et al., 2019a n/a
2017-08-08 Species distribution update Dierkens & Ramage, 2016 n/a (Old value)