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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Gea C. L. Koch, 1843 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01486]

Transferred to other genera:
G. bimucronata Mello-Leitão, 1936 -- see Mecynogea.
G. diadema Hogg, 1920 -- see Neogea.
G. dubiosa Strand, 1911 -- see Argiope.
G. guttata Thorell, 1890 -- see Neogea.
G. lugens O. P.-Cambridge, 1899 -- see Neogea.
G. nocticolor Thorell, 1887 -- see Neogea.
G. panamensis Chamberlin, 1917 -- see Argiope.
G. rotunda Hogg, 1915 -- see Argiope.
G. virginis Strand, 1911 -- see Leucauge under Tetragnathidae.
G. wiedenmeyeri Schenkel, 1953 -- see Mecynogea.

In synonymy:
G. brongersmai Chrysanthus, 1971 = G. subarmata Thorell, 1890 (Levi, 1983: 323).
G. catenulata Thorell, 1898 = G. subarmata Thorell, 1890 (Levi, 1983: 323).
G. chelifer (Hasselt, 1882, removed from S of Argiope catenulata (Doleschall, 1859)) = G. spinipes C. L. Koch, 1843 (Levi, 1983: 326).
G. corbetti Tikader, 1982 = G. subarmata Thorell, 1890 (Levi, 1983: 323).
G. curvipes (Keyserling, 1886, T from Argiope) = G. theridioides (L. Koch, 1872) (Levi, 1983: 328).
G. decorata Thorell, 1890 = G. spinipes C. L. Koch, 1843 (Levi, 1983: 326).
G. festiva Thorell, 1895 = G. spinipes C. L. Koch, 1843 (Levi, 1983: 326).
G. heptagon nigra Petrunkevitch, 1930 = G. heptagon (Hentz, 1850) (Levi, 1968a: 325).
G. praecincta (L. Koch, 1872) = G. heptagon (Hentz, 1850) (Levi, 1983: 322).
G. praedicta O. P.-Cambridge, 1898 = G. heptagon (Hentz, 1850) (Levi, 1968a: 325).

Nomina dubia:
G. decorata varians Franganillo, 1926a: 53 (Dj, Cuba) -- Levi, 1968a: 324.
G. integra Franganillo, 1930: 19, f. 6B (Dmf, Cuba) -- Levi, 1968a: 325.
G. lineata Franganillo, 1926a: 53 (Dj, Cuba) -- Levi, 1968a: 324.
G. partita Franganillo, 1930: 17, f. 6A (Dmf, Cuba) -- Levi, 1968a: 325.
G. severinoi Mello-Leitão, 1917a: 91 (Df, Brazil, omitted by Roewer) -- Levi, 1968a: 324.
G. subarmata maculata Franganillo, 1930: 19 (Df, Cuba) -- Levi, 1968a: 325.

f africana Simon, 1895....................Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016105]
G. a. Simon, 1895g: 154 (Df).

f argiopides Strand, 1911....................Aru Is., New Guinea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016106]
G. a. Strand, 1911d: 146, pl. 4, f. 10, pl. 5, f. 51 (Df).
G. a. Levi, 1983: 322, f. 345-349 (f).

f bituberculata (Thorell, 1881)....................New Guinea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016107]
Ebaea b. Thorell, 1881: 60 (Df).
G. b. Levi, 1983: 328, f. 376-380 (f).

mf eff Levi, 1983....................New Guinea, New Britain [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016108]
G. e. Levi, 1983: 324, f. 336-337, 355-361 (Dmf).

mf heptagon (Hentz, 1850)....................USA to Argentina, South Pacific Is., Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016109]
Epeira h. Hentz, 1850: 20 (Dmf).
Ebaea praecincta L. Koch, 1872a: 130, pl. 10, f. 2, 3 (Dmf).
G. h. Keyserling, 1892: 76, pl. 3, f. 58 (f).
G. h. McCook, 1894: 208, pl. 12, f 8 (f).
G. praecincta Simon, 1895a: 765, f. 844.
G. praedicta O. P.-Cambridge, 1898a: 267, pl. 37, f. 11 (Dm).
G. h. Tullgren, 1901a: 9, pl. 1, f. 5 (f).
G. h. Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 243, f. 93-96 (mf).
G. h. nigra Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 245, f. 97-100 (Df).
G. ergaster Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 104 (S, rejected).
G. h. Levi & Field, 1954: 448, f. 24-25, 27 (mf).
G. h. Levi, 1968a: 324, f. 1-24 (mf, S).
G. h. Levi, 1983: 322, f. 334-335, 338-344 (mf, S).
G. h. Coddington, 1990: 14, f. 66 (m).
G. h. Breene et al., 1993: 101, f. 146A-C (mf).
G. h. Levi, 2002: 553, f. 241-242 (m).
G. h. Dondale et al., 2003: 151, f. 314-322 (mf).
G. h. Levi, 2004: 49, f. 1-8 (mf).
G. h. Víquez, 2007: 386, f. 4a-c (mf).

mf infuscata Tullgren, 1910....................East Africa, Angola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016110]
G. i. Tullgren, 1910: 157, pl. 4, f. 95 (Df).
G. i. Lessert, 1915a: 26, pl. 1, f. 4, 8 (Dm).

f nilotica Simon, 1906....................Egypt, Sudan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016111]
G. n. Simon, 1906a: 1162 (Df).

mf spinipes C. L. Koch, 1843 *....................India, China, Taiwan to Borneo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016112]
G. s. C. L. Koch, 1843: 101, f. 823 (Df).
Pronous chelifer Hasselt, 1882: 24, pl. 2, f. 3, pl. 4, f. 7-10 (Dm).
Argiope chelifera Thorell, 1890a: 90 (Df).
G. decorata Thorell, 1890a: 104 (Df).
G. decorata Workman & Workman, 1894: 23, pl. 23 (Dm).
G. festiva Thorell, 1895: 166 (Df).
G. festiva Workman, 1896: 30, pl. 30 (f).
G. s. Levi, 1983: 326, f. 362-375 (f, Sm).
G. s. Yin et al., 1989: 67, f. 7A-C (f).
G. s. Chang & Chang, 1997: 83, f. 1-4 (mf).
G. s. Yin et al., 1997d: 90, f. 21a-f (mf).
G. s. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 282, f. 169B-D (mf).
G. s. Chakrabarti, 2009: 128, f. 1-7 (f).

f spinipes nigrifrons Simon, 1901....................Malaysia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016113]
G. festiva n. Simon, 1901k: 59 (Df).

mf subarmata Thorell, 1890....................India, Bangladesh to Philippines, New Guinea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016114]
G. s. Thorell, 1890a: 101 (Df).
G. catenulata Thorell, 1898: 339 (Df).
G. s. Kulczyn'ski, 1910: 392, pl. 17, f. 3, 4 (f).
G. s. Kulczyn'ski, 1911c: 476, pl. 20, f. 48-49 (f, Dm).
G. brongersmai Chrysanthus, 1971: 18, f. 26-29 (Df).
G. corbetti Tikader, 1982a: 109, f. 205-210 (Df).
G. s. Levi, 1983: 323, f. 350-354 (f, S).
G. s. Okuma et al., 1993: 21, f. 16A-B (f, Dm).
G. s. Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 568, f. 351a-j (f).

mf theridioides (L. Koch, 1872)....................Queensland, New South Wales [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016115]
Ebaea t. L. Koch, 1872a: 132, pl. 10, f. 4 (Df).
Argiope curvipes Keyserling, 1886a: 135, pl. 17, f. 1 (Dm).
G. t. Levi, 1983: 328, f. 381-388 (f, Sm).
G. t. Davies & Gallon, 1986: 233 (f of Araneus transversus Rainbow, 1912, belongs here).
G. t. Davies, 1988b: 300, f. 32 (mf).

f transversovittata Tullgren, 1910....................Congo, East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016116]
G. t. Tullgren, 1910: 157, pl. 4, f. 94 (Df).

f zaragosa Barrion & Litsinger, 1995....................Philippines [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016117]
G. z. Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 569, f. 352a-f (Df).