Family: Megadictynidae Lehtinen, 1967 []
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N.B. Extracted from Dictynidae by Lehtinen, 1967: 247. Synonymized with Nicodamidae by Forster, 1970b: 177. Family status re-established by Dimitrov et al., 2017: 239 and assigned to Nicodamoidea; family status already assumend by Murphy & Roberts, 2015: ix.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2020-03-05
Described in
Lehtinen, 1967: 247
Number of valid genera: 2
Number of valid species: 2

Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha. Annales Zoologici Fennici 4: 199-468. [second pdf: index and outline by V. D. Roth (unpubl.)] download pdf download pdf

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2017-05-08 New family inserted Dimitrov et al., 2017 n/a