Family: Ctenidae Keyserling, 1877 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0036]
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N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Acanthoctenidae by Lehtinen, 1967: 378; Lehtinen's inclusion of the Thalassiinae (Pisauridae) was rejected by Brignoli, 1983c: 585; considered polyphyletic by Griswold, 1993: 37); limits thoroughly discussed by Silva-Dávila, 2003.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2017-04-14
Described in
Keyserling, 1877a: 681
Counts
Number of valid genera: 42
Number of valid species: 506
Reference

Keyserling, E. (1877a). Ueber amerikanische Spinnenarten der Unterordnung Citigradae. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 26: 609-708. download pdf

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