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 (ICZN, 1987c); considered a senior synonym of Conopistha Karsch, 1881 and Argyrodina Strand, 1928 (Strand, 1928b: 42) 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
2021-02-16
Described in
Simon, 1864: 253 (type Linyphia argyrodes Walckenaer, 1841; gender feminine)
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Counts Status
98accepted
24synonym
1nomen nudum
2nomen dubium
Reference

Simon, E. (1864). Histoire naturelle des araignées (aranéides). Paris, 540 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.47654 download pdf

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