Family: Barychelidae Simon, 1889 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0009]
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N.B.: Raven, 1994: 333 considered the Trichopelmatinae (genera Trichopelma and Psalistops) to belong to the Theraphosidae rather than here, but has not provided a phylogenetic argument for this change. Trichopelma was finally transferred to Theraphosidae (Guadanucci, 2014: 514).
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2017-12-11
Described in
Simon, 1889m: 192
Counts
Number of valid genera: 42
Number of valid species: 295
Reference

Simon, E. (1889m). Arachnides. In: Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (décembre 1887-avril 1888). 4e Mémoire. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 6 9, 169-220. download pdf

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