Family: Paratropididae Simon, 1889 []
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N.B.: The name of the family is formed correctly in accordance with ICZN article 29.3.1., based on the stem of the genitive singular (Paratropidis) of the name of the type genus (Paratropis) (contra Murphy & Roberts, 2015: viii). Furthermore a wrong spelling would be protected by ICZN article 29.5.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2016-11-11
Described in
Simon, 1889m: 214
Number of valid genera: 4
Number of valid species: 11

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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