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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Poltys C. L. Koch, 1843 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01546]

In synonymy:
P. bimaculatus Keyserling, 1886 = P. laciniosus Keyserling, 1886 (Smith, 2006: 76).
P. coronatus Keyserling, 1886 = P. illepidus C. L. Koch, 1843 (Smith, 2006: 55).
P. keyserlingi Keyserling, 1886 = P. illepidus C. L. Koch, 1843 (Smith, 2006: 55).
P. mammeatus Keyserling, 1886 = P. laciniosus Keyserling, 1886 (Smith, 2006: 76).
P. microtuberculatus Rainbow, 1916 = P. stygius Thorell, 1898 (Smith, 2006: 59).
P. multituberculatus Rainbow, 1898 = P. illepidus C. L. Koch, 1843 (Smith, 2006: 55).
P. penicillatus Rainbow, 1920 = P. illepidus C. L. Koch, 1843 (Smith, 2006: 55).
P. salebrosus Rainbow, 1904 = P. laciniosus Keyserling, 1886 (Smith, 2006: 76).
P. sigillatus Chrysanthus, 1961 = P. frenchi Hogg, 1899 (Smith, 2006: 69).

Nomina dubia:
P. dromedarius (Bradley, 1876c: 240, pl. 2, f. 3, originally in Rhyncharachne, f, New Guinea) -- Smith, 2006: 87.
P. papuensis (Bradley, 1876b: 223, pl. 2, f. 2, originally in Gerrosoma, T here by Simon, 1895a: 893, f, New Guinea) -- Smith, 2006: 87.

j acuminatus Thorell, 1898....................Myanmar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016940]
P. a. Thorell, 1898: 346 (Dj).

j apiculatus Thorell, 1892....................Singapore [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016941]
P. a. Thorell, 1892a: 228 (Dj).

f baculiger Simon, 1907....................Gabon [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016942]
P. b. Simon, 1907d: 306 (Df).

f bhabanii (Tikader, 1970)....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016943]
Caerostris bhabanii Tikader, 1970: 34, f. 21a-c (Df).
P. b. Tikader, 1982a: 167, f. 316-320 (Tf from Caerostris).

f bhavnagarensis Patel, 1988....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016944]
P. b. Patel, 1988b: 1192, f. 1a-e (Df).

f caelatus Simon, 1907....................Sierra Leone, Gabon, São Tomé [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016946]
P. c. Simon, 1907d: 306 (Df).

mf columnaris Thorell, 1890....................India, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Japan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016947]
P. c. Thorell, 1890a: 87 (Df).
P. c. Smith, 2006: 88, f. 223-225 (f).
P. c. Tanikawa, 2007c: 91, f. 289-294, 754-756 (f, Dm).
P. c. Tanikawa, 2009: 461, f. 325-327 (mf).
P. c. Kulkarni & Smith, 2013: 4524, f. 1-3, images 1-3 (f).

f corticosus Pocock, 1898....................East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016949]
P. c. Pocock, 1898g: 513, pl. 42, f. 12 (Df).

f dubius (Walckenaer, 1841)....................Vietnam [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016951]
Plectana dubia Walckenaer, 1841: 198 (Df).
P. d. Simon, 1886a: 152.

f elevatus Thorell, 1890....................Sumatra [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016952]
P. e. Thorell, 1890a: 82 (Df).
P. e. Smith, 2006: 89, f. 240-243 (f).

m ellipticus Han, Zhang & Zhu, 2010....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:043856]
P. e. Han, Zhang & Zhu, 2010a: 51, f. 1-5 (Dm).

f fornicatus Simon, 1907....................Principe [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016953]
P. f. Simon, 1907d: 305 (Df).

mf frenchi Hogg, 1899....................New Guinea, Moluccas, Queensland [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016954]
P. f. Hogg, 1899: 143, pl. 13, f. 2 (Df).
P. sigillatus Chrysanthus, 1961b: 211, f. 74-77 (Df).
P. f. Smith, 2006: 69, f. 29-30, 125-135, 138-143, 148-154 (f, Dm, S).

f furcifer Simon, 1881....................Zanzibar, South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016955]
P. f. Simon, 1881e: 4 (Df).
P. bimaculatus O. P.-Cambridge, 1899b: 521, pl. 29, f. 4 (Df; preoccupied).

f godrejii Bastawade & Khandal, 2006....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041052]
P. g. Bastawade & Khandal, 2006: 175 (Df).

mf grayi Smith, 2006....................Lord Howe Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:040046]
P. g. Smith, 2006: 80, f. 164, 167-168, 172, 175, 178-179, 189-192, 203-207, 211-213, 222 (Dmf).

m hainanensis Han, Zhang & Zhu, 2010....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:043857]
P. h. Han, Zhang & Zhu, 2010a: 53, f. 6-10 (Dm).

f horridus Locket, 1980....................Comoro Is., Seychelles [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016956]
P. h. Locket, 1980: 123, f. 32-36 (Df).
P. h. Saaristo, 2010: 47, f. 4.3-5 (f).

mf idae (Ausserer, 1871)....................Borneo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016957]
Mastigosoma i. Ausserer, 1871b: 817, pl. 5, f. 1-3 (Df).
P. ideae Simon, 1895a: 889, f. 955-957 (f, Dm).

mf illepidus C. L. Koch, 1843 *....................Thailand to Australia, Lord Howe Is., Norfolk Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016958]
P. i. C. L. Koch, 1843: 97, f. 821 (Df).
Pleuromma moluccum Doleschall, 1859: 45, pl. 7, f. 1 (Df; N.B.: may be a senior S of P. frenchi, considered a nomen dubium by Smith, 2006: 87).
P. moluccum Thorell, 1878b: 28.
P. coronatus Keyserling, 1886a: 128, pl. 10, f. 2 (Df).
P. keyserlingi Keyserling, 1886a: 129, pl. 10, f. 3 (Dj).
P. i. Simon, 1895a: 892.
P. multituberculatus Rainbow, 1898b: 82, pl. 18, f. 2 (Df).
P. i. Pocock, 1900a: 236.
P. multituberculatus Rainbow, 1916a: 118, pl. 22, f. 43 (f).
P. penicillatus Rainbow, 1920b: 249, pl. 29, f. 57 (Df; N.B.: spelled pencillatus in heading, correctly in figure legend).
P. i. Chrysanthus, 1961b: 211, f. 70-73 (f).
P. i. Davies, 1988b: 316, f. 34 (f, Dm).
P. i. Chikuni, 1989b: 81, f. 55 (mf).
P. i. Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 579, f. 359a-h, 360a-f (f).
P. i. Smith, 2005: 469, f. 1-2, 7-12 (f, figured m).
P. i. Smith, 2006: 55, f. 16-17, 25-26, 33-41, 46-51, 56-63, 67-69 (f, Dm, S).
P. i. Tanikawa, 2007c: 92, f. 295-298, 757-759 (mf).
P. i. Tanikawa, 2009: 463, f. 328-330 (mf).

mf jujorum Smith, 2006....................Queensland [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:040047]
P. j. Smith, 2006: 63, f. 73-79, 84-88, 95-99, 104-109, 117-118, 121-124 (Dmf).

f kochi Keyserling, 1864....................Mauritius, Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016960]
P. k. Keyserling, 1864: 84, pl. 3, f. 1-5 (Df).
P. madagascariensis Lenz, 1886: 387 (Df).
P. k. Simon, 1889b: 225.

mf laciniosus Keyserling, 1886....................Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016961]
P. l. Keyserling, 1886a: 123, pl. 9, f. 7 (Df).
P. mammeatus Keyserling, 1886a: 125, pl. 10, f. 1 (Df).
P. bimaculatus Keyserling, 1886a: 131, pl. 10, f. 4 (Dj).
P. salebrosus Rainbow, 1904a: 104, f. 28-29 (Df).
P. l. Smith, 2006: 76, f. 18, 22-24, 31-32, 159-163, 169-171, 174, 176-177, 182-188, 198-201, 208-210, 218-219 (f, Dm, S).

f longitergus Hogg, 1919....................Sumatra [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016962]
P. longiterga Hogg, 1919: 95, pl. 10, f. 7 (Df).

mf milledgei Smith, 2006....................Western Australia, Northern Territory, Bali, Sumbawa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:040048]
P. m. Smith, 2006: 64, f. 19-21, 27-28, 80-83, 89-94, 100-103, 110-115, 119-120 (Dmf).

f monstrosus Simon, 1897....................Sierra Leone [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016965]
P. m. Simon, 1897b: 480 (Df).

f mouhoti (Günther, 1862)....................Vietnam [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016966]
Cyphagogus mouhotii Günther, 1862: 2, pl. 8, f. A (Df).
Cyphonethis m. Thorell, 1869: 37.
P. m. Simon, 1895a: 892.

f nagpurensis Tikader, 1982....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016968]
P. n. Tikader, 1982a: 169, f. 321-325 (Df).

f nigrinus Saito, 1933....................Taiwan [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016969]
P. n. Saito, 1933b: 49, pl. 3, f. 29 (Df).
P. n. Saito, 1959: 102, f. 123a-e (f).
P. n. Lee, 1966: 54, f. 18h-l (f).
P. n. Yin et al., 1997d: 389, f. 281a-e (f).
P. n. Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 302, f. 182L-P (f).

mf noblei Smith, 2006....................Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:040049]
P. n. Smith, 2006: 82, f. 165-166, 173, 180-181, 193-197, 202, 214-216, 220-221 (Dmf).

f pannuceus Thorell, 1895....................Myanmar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016970]
P. p. Thorell, 1895: 167 (Df).
P. p. Smith, 2006: 89, f. 247 (f).

j pogonias Thorell, 1891....................Nicobar Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016973]
P. p. Thorell, 1891: 54 (Dj).

m pygmaeus Han, Zhang & Zhu, 2010....................China [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:043858]
P. p. Han, Zhang & Zhu, 2010a: 55, f. 11-15 (Dm).

f raphanus Thorell, 1898....................Myanmar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016974]
P. r. Thorell, 1898: 348 (Df).
P. r. Smith, 2006: 88, f. 235-237 (f).

f rehmanii Bastawade & Khandal, 2006....................India [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041053]
P. r. Bastawade & Khandal, 2006: 175 (Df).

f reuteri Lenz, 1886....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016975]
P. r. Lenz, 1886: 386 (Df).

f squarrosus Thorell, 1898....................Myanmar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016978]
P. s. Thorell, 1898: 350 (Df).
P. s. Smith, 2006: 88, f. 226-228 (f).

mf stygius Thorell, 1898....................Myanmar to Queensland [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016979]
P. s. Thorell, 1898: 344 (Df).
P. microtuberculatus Rainbow, 1916a: 118, pl. 22, f. 44 (Df).
P. s. Smith, 2006: 59, f. 42-45, 52-55, 64-66, 70 (f, Dm, S).

mf timmeh Smith, 2006....................New Caledonia, Loyalty Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:040050]
P. t. Smith, 2006: 72, f. 136-137, 144-147, 155-157 (Dmf).

f turriger Simon, 1897....................Vietnam [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016980]
P. t. Simon, 1897b: 480 (Df).
P. t. Simon, 1904b: 282, pl. 16, f. 6 (f).
P. t. Smith, 2006: 88, f. 229-231 (f).
P. t. Ono, Thinh & Sac, 2012: 20, f. 3-5 (f).

f turritus Thorell, 1898....................Myanmar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016981]
P. t. Thorell, 1898: 347 (Df).
P. t. Smith, 2006: 88, f. 232-234 (f).

j unguifer Simon, 1909....................Vietnam [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016982]
P. u. Simon, 1909e: 117 (Dj).

j vesicularis Simon, 1889....................Madagascar [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016983]
P. v. Simon, 1889b: 225 (Dj).