Family: Trachycosmidae Platnick, 2002 []
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N.B.: described as subfamily of Trochanteriidae (Platnick, 2002: 107), elevated to family level by Azevedo et al., 2022: 11; synonym of Morebilinae (Platnick, 2002: 129) (type genus Morebilus Platnick, 2002) (Azevedo et al., 2022: 11); the family contents Australian genera formerly included in Trochanteriidae and Gallieniellidae; the family is not monophyletic per Kulkarni, Wood & Hormiga, 2023: 519, f. 19.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2022-01-05
Described in
Platnick, 2002: 107
Number of valid genera: 20
Number of valid species: 148

Platnick, N. I. (2002). A revision of the Australasian ground spiders of the families Ammoxenidae, Cithaeronidae, Gallieniellidae, and Trochanteriidae (Araneae: Gnaphosoidea). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 271: 1-243. doi:10.1206/0003-0090(2002)271<0001:AROTAG>2.0.CO;2 download pdf

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2022-01-05 New family inserted Platnick, 2002 n/a