Taxon details


Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species (Genus type) | Status: accepted | Described: m f | LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:016007]
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Distribution: North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America. Introduced to Hawaii

Taxonomic references
Aranea cancriformis Linnaeus, 1758: 624 (Df).
Aranea tetracantha Linnaeus, 1767: 1037 (Df).
Aranea conchata Slabber, 1769: 3 (D).
Aranea tetracantha Pallas, 1772: 49, pl. 3, f. 16-17 (f).
Aranea hexacantha Fabricius, 1787: 344 (Df).
Epeira lata Walckenaer, 1805: 66.
Epeira servillei Guérin, 1825: 263 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Sundevall, 1833b: 14.
Acrosoma hexacantha Hahn, 1834: 17, f. 106 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha cancriformis C. L. Koch, 1837a: 21, f. 263 (f).
Gasteracantha hexacantha C. L. Koch, 1837a: 31, f. 268 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha velitaris C. L. Koch, 1837a: 33, f. 269 (Df).
Plectana cancriformis Walckenaer, 1841: 151.
Plectana velitaris Walckenaer, 1841: 152.
Plectana hexacantha Walckenaer, 1841: 152.
Plectana elipsoides Walckenaer, 1841: 155 (Df).
Plectana quinqueserrata Walckenaer, 1841: 157 (Df).
Plectana sexserrata Walckenaer, 1841: 157 (Df).
Plectana triserrata Walckenaer, 1841: 158 (Df).
Plectana servillei Walckenaer, 1841: 159.
Plectana lata Walckenaer, 1841: 165 (Df).
Plectana atlantica Walckenaer, 1841: 167 (Df).
Gasteracantha rubiginosa C. L. Koch, 1844: 55, f. 878 (Df).
Gasteracantha picea C. L. Koch, 1844: 61, f. 882 (Df).
Gasteracantha mammosa C. L. Koch, 1844: 57, f. 879 (Df).
Gasteracantha quadridens C. L. Koch, 1844: 59, f. 880 (Df).
Gasteracantha pallida C. L. Koch, 1844: 60, f. 881 (Df).
Epeira cancer Hentz, 1850: 23, pl. 3, f. 13 (Df).
Gasteracantha moesta Thorell, 1859: 301 (Dj).
Gasteracantha insulana Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha hilaris Thorell, 1859: 302 (Df).
Gasteracantha columbiae Giebel, 1863: 312 (Df).
Gasteracantha kochii Butler, 1873a: 169 (Df).
Dicantha lata Butler, 1873a: 175.
Micrathena triserrata Butler, 1873a: 429.
Gasteracantha oldendorffii Holmberg, 1876: 21 (Df).
Gasteracantha insulana Butler, 1877: 76, pl. 13, f. 1 (f).
Gasteracantha raimondii Taczanowski, 1879: 106, pl. 1, f. 25-26 (Df).
Gasteracantha raimondii unicolor Taczanowski, 1879: 107 (Df).
Gasteracantha proboscidea Taczanowski, 1879: 108, pl. 1, f. 27 (Df).
Gasteracantha canestrinii O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 282, pl. 26, f. 2 (Dj).
Gasteracantha callida O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879c: 284, pl. 26, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha rufospinosa Marx, 1886: 25, f. a-f (Df).
Gasteracantha hexacantha Keyserling, 1892: 1, pl. 1, f. 1 (f, misidentified).
Gasteracantha elliptica Gétaz, 1893: 105 (Df).
Gasteracantha maura McCook, 1894: 210, pl. 13, f. 12 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis McCook, 1894: 211, pl. 14, f. 9 (f).
Gasteracantha pallida McCook, 1894: 209, pl. 14, f. 8 (f).
Gasteracantha preciosa McCook, 1894: 211, pl. 14, f. 7 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 329, pl. 7, f. 11 (f).
Gasteracantha canestrinii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 330, pl. 7, f. 10 (Df).
Gasteracantha kochii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1901b: 331, pl. 7, f. 10 (f).
Gasteracantha cancriformis F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 525, pl. 51, f. 14 (f).
Gasteracantha kochii F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1904: 525, pl. 51, f. 15 (f).
Gasteracantha biolleyi Banks, 1905b: 20, f. 3 (Df).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Dahl, 1914: 263.
Gasteracantha servillei Dahl, 1914: 264.
Gasteracantha tetracantha Dahl, 1914: 265.
Gasteracantha kochi joinvillensis Strand, 1916b: 118 (Df).
Gasteracantha mascula Strand, 1916b: 119 (Dm).
Gasteracantha comstocki Mello-Leitão, 1917a: 93 (Df).
Vibradellus carolinus Chamberlin, 1925d: 214 (Dm).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 249, f. 103 (mf).
Gasteracantha tetracantha Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 253, f. 104-107 (f, Dm).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Archer, 1941b: 23, pl. IV, f. 3, 5 (mf).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Benoit, 1964a: 49 (S).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 1978a: 437, f. 69-84 (mf, S).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 1978b: 11, f. 15-17 (m).
Gasteracantha tetracantha Wunderlich, 1986: 217, f. 218 (m).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 1996b: 140, f. 292-312 (mf, S).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Levi, 2002: 553, f. 251-252 (m).
Gasteracantha cancriformis Álvarez-Padilla & Hormiga, 2011: 846, f. 133E, 136A (f).
References

Álvarez-Padilla, F. & Hormiga, G. (2011). Morphological and phylogenetic atlas of the orb-weaving spider family Tetragnathidae (Araneae: Araneoidea). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162: 713-879. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Archer, A. F. (1941b). Supplement to the Argiopidae of Alabama. Museum Paper, Geological Survey of Alabama 18: 1-47. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Banks, N. (1905b). Arachnids from Cocos Island. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 7: 20-23. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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

Butler, A. G. (1873a). A monographic list of the species of Gasteracantha or crab-spiders, with descriptions of new species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1873: 153-180. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Butler, A. G. (1877). Myriopoda and Arachnida. In: Günther, A. (ed.). Account of the zoological collection made during the visit of H. M. S. "Peterel" to the Galapagos Islands. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 45(1): 75-77, Pl. XIII. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. (1925d). Diagnoses of new American Arachnida. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 67: 209-248. 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

Fabricius, J. C. (1787). Mantissa insectorum sistens eorum species nuper detectas adiectis characteribus genericis, differentiis specificis, emendationibus, observationibus. Hafniae, vol. 1, 348 pp. (Araneae, pp. 342-346). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gétaz, A. (1893). Fauna arachnologica de Costa Rica. Anales del Instituto Fisico-Geografico y del Museo Nacional de Costa-Rica 4: 103-106. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Giebel, C. G. (1863). Drei und zwanzig neue und einige bekannte Spinnen der Hallischen Sammlung. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 21: 306-328. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Guérin-Méneville, F. E. (1825). Epeira. Encyclopédie Méthodique, Histoire Naturelle, Entomologie 10: 263; 331; 416; 419; 546; 593; 622; 625; 750; 758; 763; 777. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hahn, C. W. (1834). Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Zweite Band, pp. 17-56. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1850). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 6: 18-35, 271-295. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Holmberg, E. L. (1876). Arácnidos argentinos. Anales de Agricultura de la República Argentina 4: 1-30. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1892). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Epeiridae. Nürnberg 4, 1-208. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1837a). Die Arachniden. Dritter Band [6]. C. H. Zeh'sche Buchhandlung, Nürnberg, pp. 105-119, Pl. CVI-CVIII; Vierter Band, pp. 1-108. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Koch, C. L. (1844). Die Arachniden. Nürnberg, Eilfter Band, pp. 1-174. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1978a). The American orb-weaver genera Colphepeira, Micrathena and Gasteracantha north of Mexico (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 148: 417-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1978b). Orb-webs and phylogeny of orb-weavers. Symposia of the Zoological Society of London 42: 1-15. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (1996b). The American orb weavers Hypognatha, Encyosaccus, Xylethrus, Gasteracantha, and Enacrosoma (Araneae, Araneidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 155: 89-157. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Levi, H. W. (2002). Keys to the genera of araneid orbweavers (Araneae, Araneidae) of the Americas. Journal of Arachnology 30: 527-562. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiae, 821 pp. (Araneae, pp. 619-624). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima, reformata. Holmiae, 533-1327 (Araneae, pp. 1030-1037). download pdf -- Show included taxa

Marx, G. (1886). Description of Gasteracantha rufospinosa. Entomologica Americana 2: 25-26. download pdf -- Show included taxa

McCook, H. C. (1894). American spiders and their spinningwork. Philadelphia 3, 1-285. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1917a). Notas arachnologicas. 5, Especies novas ou pouco conhecidas do Brasil. Brotéria (Ser. Zool.) 15: 74-102. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pallas, P. S. (1772). Spicilegia zoologica. Tomus 1. Continens quadrupedium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, molluscorum aliorumque marinorum fasciculos decem. Berolini 1(9), 44-50. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1930a). The spiders of Porto Rico. Part two. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 30: 159-356. 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

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1901b). On a collection of spiders from the Bahama Islands made by J. L. Bonhote, Esq., with characters of a new genus and species of Mygalomorphae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 7: 322-332. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1904). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 465-560. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Slabber, M. (1769). Natuur Verlustiging. Haarlem, 18 pts. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Strand, E. (1916b). Systematische-faunistische Studien über paläarktische, afrikanische und amerikanische Spinnen des Senckenbergischen Museums. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 81(A9): 1-153. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Sundevall, C. J. (1833b). Conspectus Arachnidum. Londini Gothorum, pp. 1-39. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Taczanowski, L. (1879). Les aranéides du Pérou central (suite). Horae Societatis Entomologicae Rossicae 15: 102-136. 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

Walckenaer, C. A. (1805). Tableau des aranéides ou caractères essentiels des tribus, genres, familles et races que renferme le genre Aranea de Linné, avec la désignation des espèces comprises dans chacune de ces divisions. Paris, 88 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1841). Histoire naturelle des Insects. Aptères. Paris 2, 1-549. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Wunderlich, J. (1986). Spinnenfauna gestern und heute: Fossile Spinnen in Bernstein und ihre heute lebenden Verwandten. Quelle & Meyer, Wiesbaden. download pdf -- Show included taxa

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