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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Austracantha Dahl, 1914 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01448]

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

mf minax (Thorell, 1859) *....................Australia, Tasmania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015457]
Gasteracantha m. Thorell, 1859: 303 (Df).
Gasteracantha flavomaculata Keyserling, 1865: 801, pl. 19, f. 8-9 (Df).
Actinacantha maculata Karsch, 1878c: 800 (D).
Isacantha m. Keyserling, 1886a: 94, pl. 7, f. 4 (Dm).
Gasteracantha m. Dahl, 1914: 251, f. 5 (f).
Gasteracantha m. Butler, 1933: 279, pl. 17, f. 9.
Gasteracantha m. Mascord, 1966: 44, f. 1-5 (mf).
Gasteracantha m. Dondale, 1966: 1174, f. 4F-I (mf).
Gasteracantha m. Hickman, 1967: 68, f. 122-123 (mf).
Gasteracantha m. Davies, 1988b: 300, f. 31 (mf).

f minax astrigera (L. Koch, 1871)....................Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015458]
Gasteracantha a. L. Koch, 1871: 14, pl. 1, f. 9 (Df).
Gasteracantha a. Dahl, 1914: 251.
Gasteracantha m. a. Hogg, 1914b: 79 (reduced to subspecies).

f minax hermitis (Hogg, 1914)....................Montebello Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015459]
Gasteracantha m. h. Hogg, 1914b: 80, pl. 1, f. 6 (Df).

?? minax leonhardii (Strand, 1913)....................Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015460]
Gasteracantha m. l. Strand, 1913c: 609 (D).

f minax lugubris (L. Koch, 1871)....................Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:015461]
Gasteracantha lugubris L. Koch, 1871: 12, pl. 1, f. 8 (Df).
Gasteracantha m. l. Hogg, 1914b: 79 (reduced to supspecies).