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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Prasonica Simon, 1895 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01548]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Lobetina Simon, 1895 by Grasshoff, 1971b: 295; considered a junior synonym of Mangora O. P.-Cambridge, 1889 by Levi, 1975b: 116.

In synonymy:
P. africana (Simon, 1903, T from Spilasma) = P. seriata Simon, 1895 (Grasshoff, 1970b: 214).
P. spillmanni (Lessert, 1933, T from Zilla) = P. nigrotaeniata (Simon, 1909) (Grasshoff, 1971b: 305).

j affinis Strand, 1906....................Algeria [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016987]
P. a. Strand, 1906b: 619 (Dj).

mf albolimbata Simon, 1895 *....................Congo, Madagascar, Yemen [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016988]
P. a. Simon, 1895a: 794 (Df).
P. a. Grasshoff, 1971b: 299, f. 52c, 53a-f (Simon's f is juvenile, Dmf).

mf anarillea Roberts, 1983....................Aldabra [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016989]
P. a. Roberts, 1983: 263, f. 162-176 (Dmf).
P. a. Saaristo, 2010: 47, f. 4.61-61 (mf).

f hamata Thorell, 1899....................Cameroon [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016990]
P. h. Thorell, 1899: 41 (Df).

f insolens (Simon, 1909)....................India, Vietnam, Java [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016991]
Mangora i. Simon, 1909e: 104 (Df).
P. i. Grasshoff, 1971b: 304, f. 50b-c, 52a, 59a-e (Tf from Mangora).

mf nigrotaeniata (Simon, 1909)....................West, Central, East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016992]
Mangora n. Simon, 1909c: 40 (Df).
Zilla spillmanni Caporiacco, 1947d: 159 (Tmf from Mangora).
Mangora spillmanni Lessert, 1933: 111, f. 25-27 (Dmf).
P. n. Grasshoff, 1971b: 305, f. 50a, 51a, 52e-f, 60a-e (Tf from Mangora, Sm).

j olivacea Strand, 1906....................Ethiopia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016993]
P. o. Strand, 1906b: 619 (Dj).

f opaciceps (Simon, 1895)....................New Guinea [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016994]
Lobetina o. Simon, 1895a: 795 (Df).
Lobetina o. Simon, 1897b: 477 (Df).
P. o. Grasshoff, 1971b: 300, f. 52b, 55a-b (f).

f plagiata (Dalmas, 1917)....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016995]
Lobetina p. Dalmas, 1917a: 378 (Df).

mf seriata Simon, 1895....................Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:016996]
P. s. Simon, 1895a: 794 (Df).
Spilasma africana Simon, 1903e: 87 (Df).
P. s. Grasshoff, 1970b: 214, f. 1e (S).
P. s. Grasshoff, 1971b: 301, f. 49a-b, 50d-f, 51b-c, 52d, 56a-b, 57a-f (f, Dm, S).
P. s. Saaristo, 2010: 47, f. 4.63a-d (mf).