Gasteracantha cancriformis is found in many parts of the world. It is found across the southern part of the United States from California to Florida, as well as in Central America, Jamaica, and Cuba.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native ); neotropical (Native )
- Levi, H. 1978. The American orb-weaver genera Colphepeira, Microtheno, and Gasteracantha North of Mexico. Bull.Mus.Comp.Zool., 148: 417-442.