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

Gen. Arkys Walckenaer , 1837 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01444 ]
N.B.: from the Mimetidae to the Tetragnathidae by Davies, 1988b: 282 (contra Heimer, 1984a: 156), to the Araneidae by Scharff & Coddington, 1997: 404 and to the Arkyidae by Dimitrov et al., 2017: 244; considered a senior synonym of Archemorus Simon, 1893e: 328 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04881] (type A. simsoni Simon, 1893) by Heimer, 1984a: 156, of Aerea Urquhart, 1891b; 244 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01426] (type A. alticephala Urquhart, 1891) and Neoarchemorus Mascord, 1968: 10 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:01527] (type N. speechleyi Mascord, 1968) by Framenau, Scharff & Harvey, 2010: 166; Arcys is an unjustified emendation.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2021-11-28
Described in
Walckenaer, 1837: 497 (type Arkys lancearius Walckenaer, 1837; gender masculine)
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Species counts
Counts Status
32accepted
5synonym
Reference

Walckenaer, C. A. (1837). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Tome premier. Roret, Paris, 682 pp., pl. 1-15. [plates in second pdf] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 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