Family: Heptathelidae Kishida,1923 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0152] Detail
Gen. Luthela Xu & Li, 2022 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04772] Detail
type Luthela yiyuan Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022; gender feminine
N.B.: transferred from the Liphistiidae to the Heptathelidae by Li, 2022: 72; includes three former species of Sinothela Haupt, 2003 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04255] (now nomen dubium), but no information given by Xu et al., 2022 where the male of Sinothela sinensis (Bishop & Crosby, 1932) could belong to.
In synonymy:
Luthela heyangensis (Zhu & Wang, 1984) = Luthela schensiensis (Schenkel, 1953) (Xu et al., 2022: 145, T from Sinothela).
Luthela xianensis (Zhu & Wang, 1983, T from Heptathela) = Luthela schensiensis (Schenkel, 1953) (Song & Haupt, 1984: 447, sub Heptathela).
Luthela badong Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:053679]
Luthela badong Xu et al., 2022: 137, f. 5A-I (Dmf).
Luthela dengfeng Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:053680]
Luthela dengfeng Xu et al., 2022: 139, f. 6A-M (Dmf).
Luthela handan Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:053681]
Luthela handan Xu et al., 2022: 141, f. 7A-G, 8A-L (Dmf).
Luthela luotianensis (Yin, Tang, Zhao & Chen, 2002) | f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:037422]
Heptathela luotianensis Yin et al., 2002: 18, f. 1-8 (Df).
Sinothela luotianensis Xu et al., 2015a: 139 (T from Heptathela).
Luthela luotianensis Xu et al., 2022: 143, f. 9A-D (f, T from Sinothela).
Luthela schensiensis (Schenkel, 1953) | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:000021]
Liphistius (Heptathele) sinensis schensiensis Schenkel, 1953b: 1, f. 1a-d (Df).
Liphistius schensiensis Gertsch, 1967b: 115 (elevated to species).
Heptathela sinensis schensiensis Haupt, 1983: 285, f. 9d (f, T from Liphistius, returned to subspecies).
Heptathela xianensis Zhu & Wang, 1983a: 131, f. 1-7 (Dm).
Liphistius heyangensis Zhu & Wang, 1984: 251, f. 1-7 (Df) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:000007].
Heptathela schensiensis Platnick & Sedgwick, 1984: 4 (T from Liphistius).
Heptathela schensiensis Song & Haupt, 1984: 447, f. 1c-d, 2b, 2d, 3b (mf, elevated to species, S of Heptathela xianensis).
Heptathela xianensis Wang & Zhu, 1984: 403, f. 1-7 (Df).
Heptathela heyangensis Platnick, 1989b: 57 (T from Liphistius).
Heptathela schensiensis Song, Zhu & Chen, 1999: 33, f. 15E, L-M (mf).
Abcathela heyangensis Ono, 2000: 150 (T from Heptathela; N.B.: genus not accepted by Platnick in his online catalogs).
Abcathela schensiensis Ono, 2000: 150 (T from Heptathela; N.B.: genus not accepted by Platnick in his online catalogs).
Sinothela heyangensis Haupt, 2003: 71.
Sinothela schensiensis Haupt, 2003: 71, f. 62E (m).
Sinothela heyangensis Xu et al., 2015a: 139 (T from Heptathela).
Sinothela schensiensis Xu et al., 2015a: 139 (T from Heptathela).
Luthela schensiensis Xu et al., 2022: 145, 1, 10A-K, 11A-P (mf, T from Sinothela, S of Sinothela heyangensis).
Luthela taian Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:053682]
Luthela taian Xu et al., 2022: 149, f. 12A-G, 13A-L (Dmf).
Luthela yiyuan Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022 * | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:053678]
Sinothela sinensis Xu et al., 2015a: 139, f. 35-39 (mf; misidentified per Xu et al., 2022: 135).
Luthela yiyuan Xu et al., 2022: 135, f. 3A-K, 4A-T (Dmf).
Luthela yuncheng Xu, Yu, Liu & Li, 2022 | m f | China     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:053683]
Luthela yuncheng Xu et al., 2022: 150, f. 14A-M (Dmf).
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