Family: Anapidae Simon,1895 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0030] Back

Gen. Micropholcomma Crosby & Bishop , 1927 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00596 ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Microlinypheus Butler, 1932: 103 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04980] (type M. bryophilus Butler, 1932) by Hickman, 1944b: 186 and of Plectochetos Butler, 1932: 107 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04981] (type P. longissimus Butler, 1932) by Forster, 1959: 297; transfer of the whole family Micropholcommatidae to Anapidae by Lopardo, Giribet & Hormiga, 2011: 316.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2020-11-06
Described in
Crosby & Bishop, 1927: 152 (type Micropholcomma caeligenum Crosby & Bishop, 1927; gender neuter)
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Species counts
Counts Status
8accepted
Reference

Crosby, C. R. & Bishop, S. C. (1927). New species of Erigoneae and Theridiidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 35: 147-154. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2016-11-23 Genus transferred to other family Lopardo, Giribet & Hormiga, 2011 Micropholcomma Crosby & Bishop, 1927 transferred to Anapidae