Family: Pholcidae C. L. Koch,1850 [] Back

Gen. Modisimus Simon , 1893 [ ]
N.B.: Considered a senior synonym of Hedypsilus Simon, 1893 by Huber, 1997a: 238 (Hedypsilus was considered a senior synonym of Modisimops Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 50, type Modisimus dilutus Gertsch, 1941 by Gertsch & Peck, 1992: 1191, contra Brignoli, 1974f: 220); considered a senior synonym of Platnicknia Özdikmen & Demir, 2009 [] (type Systenita coxana Bryant, 1940), replacement name for Bryantina Brignoli, 1985a: 380 (itself a replacement name for Bryantia Mello-Leitão, 1946a: 50 []), preoccupied in Diptera.
Status: accepted
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Simon, 1893a: 485 (type Modisimus glaucus Simon, 1893; gender masculine)
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Simon, E. (1893a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Deuxième édition, tome premier. Roret, Paris, pp. 257-488. [second pdf with detailed publication dates of the single parts] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf download pdf

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2018-10-15 Genus synonymy Huber, Eberle & Dimitrov, 2018 Platnicknia synonymized with Modisimus