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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Megaraneus Lawrence, 1968 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01514]

M. Lawrence, 1968: 109, type M. campbelli Lawrence, 1968.

In synonymy:
M. basilissa (Thorell, 1899, T from Caerostris) = M. gabonensis (Lucas, 1858) (Grasshoff, 1984: 764).
M. campbelli Lawrence, 1968 = M. gabonensis (Lucas, 1858) (Grasshoff, 1984: 764).

mf gabonensis (Lucas, 1858) *....................Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016402]
Epeira g. Lucas, 1858: 420, pl. 12, f. 6 (Df).
Epeira angolensis Brito Capello, 1866: 79, pl. 2, f. 4 (Df).
Epeira chinchoxensis Karsch, 1879a: 333 (Df).
Aranea basilissa Thorell, 1899: 44 (Df).
Cyrtophora angolensis Pocock, 1899e: 853.
Cyrtophora g. Simon, 1907d: 286.
Caerostris basilissa Roewer, 1942a: 888.
M. campbelli Lawrence, 1968: 110, f. 1a-e, 2a-e, g (Dmf).
M. g. Grasshoff, 1984: 763 (Tmf from Cyrtophora, S).