Family: Pisauridae Simon,1890 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0085] Back

Gen. Nilus O. Pickard-Cambridge , 1876 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01719 ]
N.B.: not a senior synonym of Tallonia Simon, 1889 (Blandin, 1979: 352), Aenigmaaranea Strand, 1929 (Davies, 1985: 123), or Sphedanus Thorell, 1877 (Jäger, 2011: 7); considered a senior synonym of Thalassius Simon, 1885 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01738] (which was considered a ctenid by Lehtinen, 1967: 269) by Jäger, 2011: 4; not a pisaurid according to Polotow, Carmichael & Griswold, 2015 who did not assign Nilus to any recognised family.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2018-04-09
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O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1876b
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18accepted
57synonym
9nomen dubium
Reference

Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1876b). Catalogue of a collection of spiders made in Egypt, with descriptions of new species and characters of a new genus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 44(3): 541-630, Pl. LVIII-LX. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1876.tb02595.x download pdf

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