Taxon profile


Jewelled Spider
Austracantha minax (Thorell, 1859)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Araneae - spiders »  family Araneidae - Orb-weaver spider »  genus Austracantha

Scientific synonyms

Actinacantha maculata Karsch, 1878
Gasteracantha flavomaculata Keyserling, 1865
Gasteracantha minax Thorell, 1859
Isacantha minax (Thorell, 1859)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Austracantha minax astrigera (L. Koch, 1871)
subspecies Austracantha minax hermitis (Hogg, 1914)
subspecies Austracantha minax leonhardii (Strand, 1913)
subspecies Austracantha minax lugubris (L. Koch, 1871)
subspecies Austracantha minax minax (Thorell, 1859)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [1e2fb7dd-f3b3-47eb-aec0-ce849a79fcd5]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Austracantha minax (Thorell, 1859)]
Data retrieved on: 22 March 2015
EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [], American Museum of Natural History [as Austracantha minax (Thorell, 1859)]
Data retrieved on: 5 May 2013

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