Family: Cycloctenidae Simon, 1898 []
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N.B.: see Lehtinen, 1967Homann, 1968, Forster, 1970b: 111 and Wheeler et al., 2017: 606 for differing views on the limits of this family; transfer of Hapona and Laestrygones from Desidae (Murphy & Roberts, 2015: viii) not sufficiently justified and is not accepted here; Orepukia transferred from Agelenidae, Pakeha and Paravoca transferred from Amaurobiidae to Cycloctenidae by Wheeler et al., 2017: 606; the family is not monophyletic per Kulkarni, Wood & Hormiga, 2023: 515, f. 15-16.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2022-10-31
Described in
Simon, 1898a: 351
Number of valid genera: 8
Number of valid species: 80

Simon, E. (1898a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome second. Roret, Paris, pp. 193-380. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf

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