Family: Theraphosidae Thorell,1869 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0010] Back

Gen. Euathlus Ausserer , 1875 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00219 ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Brachypelma Simon, 1891 by Raven, 1985a: 150; Schmidt (1991b: 12) removed that name from synonymy; that resurrection was subsequently rejected by Smith (1991: 19) but was justified by Schmidt, 1992a: 10 and a senior synonym of Paraphysa Simon, 1892, type Paraphysa manicata Simon, 1892, by Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b: 2397 (in part, nec Paraphysa peruviana Schmidt, 2007, nec Paraphysa riparia Schmidt & Bolle, 2008); not a senior synonym of Phrixotrichus Simon, 1889 per Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b: 2408, contra Schmidt, 1996a: 14 (contra Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 54, who considered Phrixotrichus a senior synonym of Grammostola Simon, 1892) and not a senior synonym of Ashantia Strand, 1908 per Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b: 2408, contra Gallon, 2005d: 199 (contra Raven, 1985: 112).
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-03-07
Described in
Ausserer, 1875
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Species counts
Counts Status
10accepted
1synonym
2nomen dubium
Reference

Ausserer, A. (1875). Zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 25: 125-206. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-04-08 Genus synonymy Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b Paraphysa synonymized with Euathlus