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

Family: ARANEIDAE

Gen. Witica O. P.-Cambridge, 1895 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01576]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Salassina Simon, 1895 (formerly considered a synonym of Edricus O. P.-Cambridge, 1890 instead) by Levi, 1986b: 37.

In synonymy:
W. talis O. P.-Cambridge, 1895 = W. crassicauda (Keyserling, 1865) (Levi, 1986b: 41).
W. tricuspis (Gétaz, 1893, T from Edricus) = W. crassicauda (Keyserling, 1865) (Levi, 1986b: 41).

f alobatus (Franganillo, 1931)....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017145]
Salassina alobata Franganillo, 1931: 44 (Df).

mf cayanus (Taczanowski, 1873)....................Northern South America [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017146]
Epeira cayana Taczanowski, 1873: 135, pl. 5, f. 15 (Df).
Edricus cayana Roewer, 1942a: 762.
W. cayana Levi, 1986b: 44, f. 6-7, 13-15 (Tf from Edricus, Dm).

mf crassicaudus (Keyserling, 1865) *....................Mexico to Peru [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:017147]
Epeira crassicauda Keyserling, 1865: 806, pl. 18, f. 3-4 (Df).
Salassia tricuspis Gétaz, 1893: 105 (Df).
Cyclosa crassicauda Keyserling, 1893: 270, pl. 14, f. 200 (f).
W. talis O. P.-Cambridge, 1895a: 160, pl. 16, f. 13 (Dm).
Salassina crassicauda Simon, 1895a: 784, f. 853 (f).
Physiola nigrans Simon, 1895a: 876, f. 938-939 (Dmf).
Bion brevis O. P.-Cambridge, 1898a: 244, pl. 30, f. 5 (Dm).
W. thalis Simon, 1903a: 1003 (lapsus).
Edricus crassicauda F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1904: 500, pl. 47, f. 21 (f).
Edricus tricuspis F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1904: 500.
Edricus tricuspis Banks, 1914a: 678, pl. 30, f. 23 (f).
Edricus crassicauda Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 318, f. 192-193 (f).
W. thalis Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 337, f. 225-226 (m).
W. crassicauda Levi, 1986b: 41, f. 1-5, 8-12, 16-17 (Tf from Edricus, Sm).
W. crassicauda Levi, 2002: 537, f. 51-52, 245-246 (mf).