Family: Mimetidae Simon, 1881 []
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N.B.: the older name Ctenophoridae Blackwall, 1870a: 401 is not available, as Ctenophora Blackwall, 1870 is preoccupied in Diptera by Meigen, 1803; see also the notes under Heterognatha and Testudinaria (Araneidae); Oarcinae (Gnolus and Oarces) transferred from the Mimitidae to the Araneidae by Dimitrov et al., 2012: Suppl. 1, p. 15; re-transfer to the Mimetidae by Eskov & Marusik, 2023: 340 not accepted here (by majority vote of the WSC boards).
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2024-02-02
Described in
Simon, 1881a: 27
Number of valid genera: 8
Number of valid species: 162

Simon, E. (1881a). Les arachnides de France. Tome cinquième, première partie. Roret, Paris, pp. 1-180, pl. 25. download pdf

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