Gasteracantha cancriformis — Common names

Crab-like Spiny Orb Weaver learn more about names for this taxon

Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
Crab-like spiny orb weaver Jason Sharp Trusted
Double-Spotted Spiny Spider uBio Unknown
Spiny Orb Weaver JELA All Categories Full Species List January 2013 Trusted
Spinybacked Orbweaver Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NatureServe resource Trusted


Name Sources Status
araña panadera Ximena Miranda Trusted


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