The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Acrosomoides Simon, 1887 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01421]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833 by Benoit, 1962a: 45.

f acrosomoides (O. P.-Cambridge, 1879)....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014425]
Gasteracantha a. O. P.-Cambridge, 1879c: 289, pl. 27, f. 19 (Df).
A. a. Emerit, 1974: 61, f. 20-21, 22A-C, 26C (Tf from Gasteracantha).
A. a. Emerit, 1982b: 154, f. 1.

mf linnaei (Walckenaer, 1841) *....................West, Central, East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014426]
Plectana l. Walckenaer, 1841: 163 (Df).
Plectana inversa Walckenaer, 1841: 164 (Df).
Atelacantha heterodoxa Karsch, 1879a: 330 (Df).
Gasteracantha chaperi Simon, 1887a: 266 (Df).
Gasteracantha l. Dahl, 1914: 268.
A. l. Benoit, 1962a: 45, f. 30-31 (Tf from Gasteracantha).
A. l. Emerit, 1982c: 461, f. 3-4 (Dm).

f tetraedrus (Walckenaer, 1841)....................Cameroon, Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014427]
Plectana tetraedra Walckenaer, 1841: 166 (Df).
Gasteracantha tetraedra Dahl, 1914: 269, f. 9 (f).
A. tetraedra Benoit, 1962a: 48, f. 33-34 (Tf from Gasteracantha).