Williams S.H. 2017. New faunistic records of Gasteracantha Sundevall, 1833 and Macracantha Simon, 1864species (Araneae: Araneidae) from Vietnam // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.26. No.3: 249–252 [in English].

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW, UK. E-mail: steven.williams-2015@brookes.ac.uk

KEY WORDS: Arachnida, Gasteracanthinae, orb-weaving spiders, faunistics.

ABSTRACT. The Indomalayan spiny orb-weaver Gasteracantha hasselti C.L. Koch, 1837 is recorded from Vietnam for the first time, with notes on new faunistic records of four other Vietnamese Gasteracanthinae. The samples come from across Vietnam and are mainly from the expeditions of the Russia-Vietnam Tropical Centre in 2000–2016.

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