Family: Segestriidae Simon, 1893 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0089]
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N.B.: Wunderlich, 2020c: 74 raised the status of the subfamily Ariadninae Wunderlich, 2004 (Wunderlich, 2004b: 657) to family level, he showed in his diagnosis several differences between the taxa around Segestria and Ariadna, but he did not provide any convincing argument why these taxa should be elevated to family level; we maintain here the current status (Ariadninae and Segestriinae as subfamilies of Segestriidae) for reasons of stability.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2020-07-23
Described in
Simon, 1893a: 319
Counts
Number of valid genera: 4
Number of valid species: 135
Reference

Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf

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