Family: Gnaphosidae Pocock,1898 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0054] Detail
Gen. Megamyrmaekion Reuss, 1834 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:02447] Detail
N.B.: other spellings (such as Megamyrmecion) are unjustified emendations; species from outside the Mediterranean are probably misplaced, per Murphy, 2007: 55.
Transferred to other genera:
Megamyrmaekion asceticum Chamberlin, 1924 -- see Scopoides
Megamyrmaekion cambridgei Gertsch & Davis, 1940 -- see Scopoides
Megamyrmaekion echemophthalmum Simon, 1908 -- see Encoptarthria
Megamyrmaekion erebum (L. Koch, 1873) -- see Zelanda
Megamyrmaekion gayi Simon, 1904 -- see Echemoides
Megamyrmaekion naturalisticum Chamberlin, 1924 -- see Scopoides
Megamyrmaekion nesiotes Chamberlin, 1924 -- see Scopoides
Megamyrmaekion penicillatum Simon, 1908 -- see Encoptarthria
Megamyrmaekion perpusillum Simon, 1908 -- see Encoptarthria
Megamyrmaekion pessimisticum Chamberlin, 1924 -- see Scopoides
Megamyrmaekion vestigator Simon, 1908 -- see Encoptarthria
In synonymy:
Megamyrmaekion holosericeum Simon, 1882 = Megamyrmaekion vulpinum (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874) (Levy, 1999d: 442).
Megamyrmaekion pallescens Denis, 1955 = Megamyrmaekion vulpinum (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874) (Levy, 1999d: 442).
Megamyrmaekion pumilum Simon, 1885 = Megamyrmaekion caudatum Reuss, 1834 (Levy, 2009: 14).
Nomen dubium:
Megamyrmaekion californicum Simon, 1893e: 308 (f, USA) -- Ubick & Roth, 1973b: 1, Platnick & Shadab, 1976b: 17 (contra Banks, 1898b: 220, pl. 13, f. 25, 1904b: 335, pl. 40, f. 48, 1913: 181, pl. 11, f. 13).
Megamyrmaekion algericum Simon, 1885 | m f | Algeria, Tunisia     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027476]
Megamyrmecion algericum Simon, 1885f: 37 (Dm).
Megamyrmaekion algericum Murphy, 2007: 50, f. 362-363 (m, f. f).
Megamyrmaekion ashae Tikader & Gajbe, 1977 | m f | India     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027477]
Megamyrmaekion ashae Tikader & Gajbe, 1977a: 16, f. 2A-E (Dmf).
Megamyrmaekion ashae Tikader, 1982b: 372, f. 181-186 (mf).
Megamyrmaekion ashae Gajbe, 2007: 464, f. 109-114 (mf).
Megamyrmaekion austrinum Simon, 1908 | f | Australia (Western Australia)     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027478]
Megamyrmecion austrinum Simon, 1908d: 396, f. 12 (Df).
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Reuss, 1834 * | m f | Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Iran     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027479]
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Reuss, 1834: 212, pl. 18, f. 12 (Dj).
Dyction reussi Walckenaer, 1837: 380 (Df).
Megamyrmecion pumilum Simon, 1885f: 38 (Dm) [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027486].
Megamyrmecion caudatum Simon, 1893a: 370, f. 325, 330.
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Levy, 1999d: 442, f. 26, 30-31 (f, not m).
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Levy, 2009: 14, f. 29-32 (f, Sm).
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Zamani et al., 2017c: 61, f. 2D-F (mf).
Megamyrmaekion hula Levy, 2009 | m | Israel     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:042293]
Megamyrmaekion caudatum Levy, 1999d: 442, f. 27-29 (m, misidentified).
Megamyrmaekion hula Levy, 2009: 16 (Dm).
Megamyrmaekion jodhpurense Gajbe, 1993 | f | India     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027481]
Megamyrmecion jodhpurensis Gajbe, 1993d: 231, f. 1-5 (Df).
Megamyrmaekion kajalae Biswas & Biswas, 1992 | f | India     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027482]
Megamyrmecion kajalae Biswas & Biswas, 1992: 430, f. 39-41 (Df).
Megamyrmaekion magshimim Levy, 2009 | m | Israel     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:042294]
Megamyrmaekion magshimim Levy, 2009: 16, f. 33-35 (Dm).
Megamyrmaekion nairobii Berland, 1920 | m | East Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027483]
Megamyrmeceon nairobii Berland, 1920c: 103, f. 120 (Dm).
Megamyrmaekion schreineri Tucker, 1923 | m | South Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027487]
Megamyrmeceon schreineri Tucker, 1923: 347, pl. 10, f. 63 (Dm).
Megamyrmaekion transvaalense Tucker, 1923 | m f | South Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027488]
Megamyrmeceon transvaalensis Tucker, 1923: 348, pl. 10, f. 64 (Df).
Megamyrmaekion transvaalense Murphy, 2007: 54, f. 448-449 (f, f. m).
Megamyrmaekion velox Simon, 1887 | f | South Africa     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027489]
Megamyrmecion velox Simon, 1887b: 372 (Df).
Megamyrmaekion vulpinum (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874) | f | Niger, Egypt     [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:027491]
Drassus vulpinus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874a: 397, pl. 52, f. 22 (Df).
Megamyrmecion holosericeum Simon, 1882b: 257, pl. 8, f. 21-22 (Df).
Scotophaeus vulpinus Simon, 1893a: 371.
Megamymecium pallescens Denis, 1955b: 105, f. 3 (Df).
Megamyrmaekion vulpinum Levy, 1999d: 438 (Tf from Scotophaeus, S).
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