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

Family: ULOBORIDAE

Gen. Zosis Walckenaer, 1841 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03372]

N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Uloborus Latreille, 1806 by Lehtinen, 1967: 277; gender is feminine, as per Bonnet.

Transferred to other genera:
Z. hyrcana Brignoli, 1979 -- see Octonoba.
Z. mundior (Chamberlin & Ivie, 1936) -- see Philoponella.
Z. sinensis (Simon, 1880) -- see Octonoba.
Z. sybotides (Bösenberg & Strand, 1906) -- see Octonoba.
Z. varians (Bösenberg & Strand, 1906) -- see Octonoba.
Z. yesoensis (Saito, 1934) -- see Octonoba.

In synonymy:
Z. luteola (Blackwall, 1865, T from Uloborus) = Z. geniculata (Olivier, 1789) (Benoit, 1978g: 676).
Z. spinitarsis (Keyserling, 1887, T from Uloborus) = Z. geniculata (Olivier, 1789) (Davies, 1985: 118).
Z. xiamenensis (Xie et al., 1997, T from Philoponella) = Z. geniculata (Olivier, 1789) (Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 85).
Z. zenzesi (Mello-Leitão, 1945, T from Uloborus) = Z. peruana (Keyserling, 1881) (Grsimado, 2004c: 12).

Nomen dubium:
Z. ursinus (Mello-Leitão, 1947c: 7, pl. 6, f. 51, f, Brazil, T from Uloborus by Lehtinen, 1967: 277) -- Opell, 1979: 502, 512.

mf costalimae (Mello-Leitão, 1917)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006438]
Uloborus costa-limae Mello-Leitão, 1917b: 5, 7 (Dmf).
Z. costa-limae Lehtinen, 1967: 277 (Tmf from Uloborus).

mf geniculata (Olivier, 1789) *....................Pantropical [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006439]
Aranea g. Olivier, 1789: 214 (D).
Uloborus zosis Walckenaer, 1841: 231 (Dm).
Zosis caraibe Walckenaer, 1841: 231, pl. 20, f. 2 (Dm).
Orithya williamsii Blackwall, 1858b: 331 (Df).
Uloborus latreilleii Thorell, 1858b: 197 (Df).
Uloborus domesticus Doleschall, 1859: 46, pl. 7, f. 2 (Df).
Orithya williamsii Blackwall, 1861b: 443 (Dm).
Uloborus borbonicus Vinson, 1863: 316, pl. 1, f. 3 (Df).
Orithya luteolus Blackwall, 1865a: 89 (Df).
Uloborus zosis L. Koch, 1872a: 221, pl. 19, f. 3 (Df).
Zosis caraiba Taczanowski, 1872: 110 (Dm).
Uloborus spinitarsis Keyserling, 1887a: 231, pl. 20, f. 9 (Dm).
Uloborus zosis Marx, 1889a: 99, pl. 4, f. 1 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Simon, 1892a: 211.
Uloborus geniculatus McCook, 1894: 273, pl. 27, f. 1-2 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1902a: 362, pl. 34, f. 9-10 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Berland, 1924a: 176, f. 16-17 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Petrunkevitch, 1930a: 228, f. 75-76 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Berland & Millot, 1940: 152, f. 5 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Muma & Gertsch, 1964: 37, f. 82-86 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Chrysanthus, 1967b: 98, f. 32-39 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Yaginuma, 1967b: 92, f. 2h-j (f).
Z. geniculatus Lehtinen, 1967: 277, f. 493 (Tmf from Uloborus).
Z. geniculatus Benoit, 1978g: 676 (S).
Z. geniculatus Saaristo, 1978: 107, f. 78-87 (mf).
Z. geniculatus Opell, 1979: 510, f. 2, 162-174, pl. 1A-D, 2D, 7C (mf).
Z. geniculatus Opell, 1981: 221, f. 4 (m).
Z. geniculatus Roth, 1982: 50-2, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Z. geniculatus Roth, 1985: B46-3, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Z. geniculatus Davies, 1985: 118 (S).
Uloborus geniculatus Wunderlich, 1986: 215, f. 211.
Uloborus geniculatus Yaginuma, 1986a: 14, f. 9.5 (mf).
Z. geniculatus Davies, 1988b: 276, f. 3 (mf).
Uloborus geniculatus Chikuni, 1989b: 23, f. 4 (mf).
Z. geniculatus Coddington, 1990: 12, f. 41 (m).
Z. geniculatus Yoshida, 1991d: 24, f. 2B (m).
Z. geniculatus Roth, 1994: 192, f. 5, 9 (mf).
Uloborus luteolus Schmidt, Geisthardt & Piepho, 1994: 87, f. 2 (f).
Z. geniculatus Song & Zhu, 1994: 38, f. 3A (m, not f, f. 3B-C, a misidentified Philoponella).
Z. geniculatus Barrion & Litsinger, 1995: 27, f. 7a-b (f).
Philoponella xiamenensis Xie et al., 1997: 35, f. 10-12 (Df).
Z. geniculatus Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 85, f. 35N-O, 37A (mf, S).
Z. g. Penney, 2008: 88, f. 5.60 (m).
Z. geniculatus Yoshida, 2009b: 145, f. 8-11, 26-27 (mf).
Z. g. Saaristo, 2010: 288, f. 40.32-41 (mf).

?? geniculata altissima (Franganillo, 1926)....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006440]
Uloborus geniculatus altissimus Franganillo, 1926a: 46 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).

mf geniculata fusca (Caporiacco, 1948)....................Guyana [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006441]
Uloborus geniculatus fuscus Caporiacco, 1948a: 624 (Dmf).

?? geniculata humilis (Franganillo, 1926)....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006442]
Uloborus geniculatus h. Franganillo, 1926a: 46 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).

?? geniculata quadripunctata (Franganillo, 1926)....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006443]
Uloborus geniculatus quadripunctatus Franganillo, 1926a: 47 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).

?? geniculata similis (Franganillo, 1926)....................Cuba [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006444]
Uloborus geniculatus s. Franganillo, 1926a: 46 (D; N.B.: omitted by Roewer).

f geniculata timorensis (Schenkel, 1944)....................Timor [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006445]
Uloborus geniculatus t. Schenkel, 1944: 173, f. 1 (Df).
Uloborus zosis t. Schenkel, 1944: 173, f. 1a-b (Df).
Uloborus geniculatus t. Roewer, 1955c: 1337.

mf peruana (Keyserling, 1881)....................Colombia to Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:006446]
Uloborus peruanus Keyserling, 1881c: 283, pl. 11, f. 9 (Df).
Uloborus zenzesi Mello-Leitão, 1945b: 231 (Df).
Z. peruvianus Opell, 1981: 221, f. 2-3, 7-14 (Tf from Uloborus, Dm).
Z. peruanus Grismado, 2004c: 12 (S).
Z. peruanus Grismado, 2008b: 98, f. 15, 17 (mf).