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

Gen. Selenocosmia Ausserer , 1871 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00277 ]
N.B.: the resurrection of Phlogius Simon, 1887 by Schmidt, 1995k: 9 was rejected by Raven, 2000a: 570, who also placed Chilocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1992b: 9, type C. dichromata Schmidt & von Wirth, 1992 and Selenopelma Schmidt & Krause, 1995a: 22, type S. kovariki Schmidt & Krause, 1995 as junior synonyms (see also Schmidt, 2002c: 3, Schmidt, 2015a, Schmidt, 2015c); West, Nunn & Hogg, 2012: 23 placed the type species of Chilocosmia (but not the other species) in Orphnaecus instead. Schmidt & Barensteiner, 2015b report an unnamed species of the genus from Borneo.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-02-17
Described in
Ausserer, 1871a
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Counts Status
37accepted
3synonym
1nomen dubium
Reference

Ausserer, A. (1871a). Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Arachniden-Familie der Territelariae Thorell (Mygalidae Autor). Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 21: 117-224, pl. I. [incl. unpubl. manuscript by Doleschall] download pdf

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