Family: Theridiidae Sundevall,1833 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0099] Back

Gen. Argyrodes Simon , 1864 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00667 ]
N.B.: preoccupied by Guenée, 1845 (unused) but on Official List of Generic Names in Zoology; considered a senior synonym of Conopistha Karsch, 1881 and Argyrodina Strand, 1926 by Levi & Levi, 1962: 16-27 and of Microcephalus Restrepo, 1944: 393, type M. fur Restrepo, 1944 (=A. elevatus Taczanowski, 1873) by Levi, 1972b: 534; not a senior synonym of Ariamnes Thorell, 1869, Rhomphaea L. Koch, 1872, or Spheropistha Yaginuma, 1957 (Agnarsson, 2004: 476-489, after Yoshida, 2001d: 183-184, contra Levi & Levi, 1962: 16-27 and Tanikawa, 1998a: 22), or of Faiditus Keyserling, 1884 (removed from S of Theridion Walckenaer, 1805, by Levi & Levi, 1962) or Neospintharus Exline, 1950 (Agnarsson, 2004: 476-489, contra Levi & Levi, 1962: 16-27).
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-10-27
Described in
Simon, 1864
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Counts Status
98accepted
24synonym
1nomen nudum
1nomen dubium
Reference

Simon, E. (1864). Histoire naturelle des araignées (aranéides). Paris, pp. 1-540. download pdf download pdf

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