Family: Arkyidae L. Koch,1872 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0123] Back

Gen. Arkys Walckenaer , 1837 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01444 ]
N.B.: Transferred from Tetragnathidae to Araneidae by Scharff & Coddington, 1997: 404, there from the Mimetidae by Davies, 1988b: 282, contra Heimer, 1984a: 156; transferred from Araneidae to Arkyidae by Dimitrov et al., 2017: 244. Considered a senior synonym of Archemorus Simon, 1893 by Heimer, 1984a: 156 and of Aerea Urquhart, 1891 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01426] and Neoarchemorus Mascord, 1968: 10, type N. speechleyi Mascord, 1968 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01527] by Framenau, Scharff & Harvey, 2010: 166. Arcys is an unjustified emendation.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-05-08
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Walckenaer, 1837
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Species counts
Counts Status
31accepted
5synonym
Reference

Walckenaer, C. A. (1837). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Paris 1, 1-682. download pdf download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-05-08 Genus transferred to other family Dimitrov et al., 2017 Arkys Walckenaer, 1837 transferred to Arkyidae