Family: Liphistiidae Thorell,1869 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0001] Back

Gen. Heptathela Kishida , 1923 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00001 ]
N.B.: not a senior synonym of Ryuthela Haupt, 1983 (Haupt, 2003: 91, contra Raven, 1985a: 16), not a senior synonym of Abcathela Ono, 2000: 149 and Vinathela Ono, 2000: 150 (Xu et al., 2015: 141, contra Haupt, 2003: 91), and not a a senior synonym of Songthela Ono, 2000: 150, Nanthela Haupt, 2003: 69 and Sinothela Haupt, 2003: 69 (Xu et al., 2015: 139, 140, 141, contra  Schwendinger & Ono, 2011: 601) (the latter genus had been placed as a junior S of Songthela in an earlier version of this catalog).
Status: accepted
Last updated
2015-05-04
Described in
Kishida, 1923
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Species counts
Counts Status
10accepted
1nomen nudum
Reference

Kishida, K. (1923). Heptathela, a new genus of liphistiid spiders. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses 10: 235-242. download pdf

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