Family: Synotaxidae Simon, 1895 []
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N.B.: originally as Synotaxeae Simon, 1894a: 494 (based on a generic nomen nudum), genus and family name in fact validated by the description of Synotaxus turbinatus Simon, 1895g: 131; for a diagnosis and discussions of subfamilies, limits, and relationships, see Forster, Platnick & Coddington, 1990; with exception of Synotaxus, all other genera transferred from the Synotaxidae to the Physoglenidae by Dimitrov et al., 2017: 24; four genera transferred from the Theridiidae (Tekellina) and Nesticidae (Gaucelmus, Hamus, Nescina) to the Synotaxidae by Ramírez et al., 2022: 81.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2022-09-30
Described in
Simon, 1894a: 494
Number of valid genera: 5
Number of valid species: 34

Simon, E. (1894a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 489-760. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf

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