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Gen. Arctosa C. L. Koch , 1847 [ ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Leaena Simon, 1885 by Lugetti & Tongiorgi, 1965: 186 (through transfer of type species), of Arctosella Roewer, 1960d: 671, type Arctosa perita (Latreille, 1799) by Lugetti & Tongiorgi, 1965: 175 (through transfer of type species; cf. Guy, 1966), of Tetrarctosa Roewer, 1960d: 948, type Tarentula brevispina Kulczyński, 1908 by Lugetti & Tongiorgi, 1965: 194 (through transfer of type species), of Tricca Simon, 1889 (itself considered a senior synonym of Triccosta Roewer, 1960d: 866, type Tarentula japonica Bösenberg & Strand, 1906 by Braun, 1963a: 81, but see Oliger, Marusik & Koponen, 2002: 96; Triccosta is actually a nomen nudum, as Bösenberg & Strand, 1906 did not describe a new species, but merely described misidentified specimens of Tricca japonica Simon) and Arkalosula Roewer, 1960d: 759, type Arctosa sanctaerosae Gertsch & Wallace, 1935 by Dondale & Redner, 1983a: 2, of Bonacosa Roewer, 1960d: 933, type Lycosa meinerti (Thorell, 1875), and Leaenella Roewer 1960d: 867, type Trochosa intricaria C. L. Koch, 1847 by Wunderlich, 1984a: 23, and of Alopecosella Roewer, 1960d: 936, type Lycosa perspicax L. Koch, 1882 [] by Bosmans & Van Keer, 2012a: 9, contra Guy, 1966: 64, who considered it a junior synonym of Alopecosa Simon, 1885; see notes under Arctosomma, Dolocosa, Lycosa, Mustelicosa, Piratosa and Tasmanicosa (see also Tessarops).
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Koch, C. L. (1847). Die Arachniden. J. L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg, Vierzehnter Band, pp. 89-210, pl. 481-504, Fünfzehnter Band, pp. 1-136, pl. 505-540, Sechszehnter und letzter Band, pp. 1-80, pl. 541-563, Index 64 pp. [for the correct year of publication see Brignoli, 1985b] download pdf download pdf download pdf

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