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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Afracantha Dahl, 1914 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01430]

N.B.: described as a subgenus of Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833; elevated to genus by Emerit, 1974: 29.

In synonymy:
A. batesi (Pocock, 1899, T from Gasteracantha) = A. camerunensis (Thorell, 1899) (Benoit, 1962a: 25).

f camerunensis (Thorell, 1899) *....................West, Central, East Africa, Venezuela [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:014466]
Gasteracantha brevispina c. Thorell, 1899: 65 (Df).
Gasteracantha batesi Pocock, 1899e: 858, pl. 56, f. 10 (Df).
Gasteracantha batesi Dahl, 1914: 252, f. 7 (f).
Isoxya c. Benoit, 1962a: 25, f. 18 (removed f from S of Gasteracantha batesi per Roewer, S).
A. c. Emerit, 1974: 29 (Tf from Isoxya).
Gasteracantha c. Levi, 1996b: 143, f. 313-321 (f).