Family: Entypesidae Bond, Opatova & Hedin, 2020 [] Back

Gen. Hermacha Simon, 1889 [ ]
N.B.: transferred from the Ctenizidae to the Nemesiidae by Raven, 1985a: 85 and to the Entypesidae by Opatova et al., 2020: 702; considered a senior synonym of Brachytheliscus Pocock, 1902b: 317 by Hewitt, 1915d: 125, of Damarchodes Simon, 1903k: 43 [] (type D. purcelli Simon, 1903) by Purcell in Tucker, 1917: 112 and of Hermachola Hewitt, 1915 by Raven, 1985a: 85; Brachytheliscus and Hermachola were revalidated by Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021: 56, 68; the inclusion of the South American species in the genus is uncertain after Ríos-Tamayo, Engelbrecht & Goloboff, 2021: 3.
Status: accepted
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Simon, 1889h: 407 (type Hermacha caudata Simon, 1889; gender feminine)
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1nomen dubium
1homonym replaced

Simon, E. (1889h). Descriptions d'espèces africaines nouvelles de la famille des Aviculariidae. Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 42: 405-415. download pdf

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2020-06-18 Genus transferred to other family Opatova et al., 2020 Hermacha Simon, 1889 transferred to Hermachidae