Family: Lycosidae Sundevall,1833 [] Back

Gen. Pirata Sundevall , 1833 [ ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Sosilaus Simon, 1898 by Wallace & Exline, 1978: 79 (through transfer of type species); not a senior synonym of Piratula Roewer, 1960 (Omelko, Marusik & Koponen, 2011: 213, contra Dondale & Redner, 1981b: 107 and Breitling, 2019b: 21 (mainly based on COI, see FAQ 7)); see notes under Caporiaccosa and Foxicosa.
Status: accepted
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Sundevall, 1833b: 24 (type Araneus piraticus Clerck, 1757; gender masculine)
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Sundevall, C. J. (1833b). Conspectus Arachnidum. C. F. Berling, Londini Gothorum [= Lund], pp. 1-39. download pdf

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