Family: Theraphosidae Thorell,1869 [] Back

Gen. Grammostola Simon , 1892 [ ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Sorata Strand, 1907 by Raven, 1985a: 159; N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Lasiopelma Simon, 1892 by Schmidt, 1994e: 5, contra Raven, 1985; considered a senior synonym of Polyspinosa Schmidt, 1999d: 14, replacement name for Polyspina Schmidt, 1994a: 3, type (by monotypy) P. schulzei Schmidt, 1994, preoccupied, by Bertani & Fukushima, 2004: 330; the synonymy of this genus with Phrixotrichus Simon, 1888 by Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 54 was rejected by Schmidt, 1996a: 14; see notes under Homoeomma villosum and Eupalaestrus weijenberghi.
Status: accepted
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Simon, E. (1892a). Histoire naturelle des araignées. Paris 1, 1-256. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.51973 download pdf

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