Family: Sicariidae Keyserling,1880 [] Back

Gen. Loxosceles Heineken & Lowe , 1832 [ ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Calheirosia Mello-Leitão, 1917 [], type C. anomala Mello-Leitão, 1917, by Brignoli, 1978a: 18, and of Loxoscella Strand, 1906, type L. pallidecolorata Strand, 1906 [], by Gertsch & Ennik, 1983: 278; the spelling Lososcelis is an invalid emendation.
Status: accepted
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Lowe, 1832: 321 (type Loxosceles citigrada Heineken & Lowe, 1832; gender feminine; syn. of Loxosceles rufescens (Dufour, 1820))
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1nomen nudum
4nomen dubium

Lowe, R. T. (1832). Descriptions of two species of Araneidae, natives of Madeira. The Zoological Journal 5: 320-323. download pdf

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