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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Araneoidea

Familia: Araneidae
Subfamilia: Araneinae
Tribus: Araneini
Genus: Acroaspis
Species (3): A. decorosa – A. lancearia – A. mamillana – A. olorina – A. scutifer – A. tuberculifera


Acroaspis Karsch, 1878

Type species: Acroaspis olorina Ferdinand Karsch, 1878

Framenau, V.W. 2019. Generic and family transfers, and numina dubia for orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Araneidae) in the Australasian, Oriental and Pacific regions. Evolutionary Systematics, 3: 1–27. DOI: 10.3897/evolsyst.3.33454 Reference page.
Framenau, V.W.; Dupérré, N.; Blackledge, T.A.; Vink, C.J. 2010: Systematics of the new Australasian orb-weaving spider genus Backobourkia (Araneae: Araneidae: Araneinae). Arthropod systematics & phylogeny, 68(1): 79–111. PDF

Karsch 1878: Z. Naturw., Berlin, 51, 806.


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Nomenclator Zoologicus

Acroaspis is a genus of South Pacific orb-weaver spiders first described by Ferdinand Karsch in 1878.[2]

As of April 2019 it contains six species in Australia and New Zealand:[1]

Acroaspis decorosa (Urquhart, 1894) – New Zealand
Acroaspis lancearia (Keyserling, 1887) – Australia (New South Wales)
Acroaspis mamillana (Keyserling, 1887) – Australia (New South Wales)
Acroaspis olorina Karsch, 1878 – Australia (Western Australia, New South Wales)
Acroaspis scutifer (Keyserling, 1886) – Australia (New South Wales)
Acroaspis tuberculifera Thorell, 1881 – Australia (Queensland)


"Gen. Acroaspis Karsch, 1878". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-05-11.
Karsch, F. (1878). "Exotisch-araneologisches". Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften. 51: 771–826.


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