Family: Thomisidae Sundevall,1833 [] Back

Gen. Bassaniodes Pocock , 1903 [ ]
N.B.: A larger composition of the genus was discussed by Lehtinen, 2002: 322, but no species was formally transferred. Wunderlich, 1987a: 253 placed the subgenus Proxysticus Dalmas, 1922 (type Thomisus lalandii Audouin, 1826; treated as a genus by some authors, e.g., Jézéquel, 1964c) as a junior synonym of Psammitis Menge, 1876; Wunderlich, 1992a: 495 resurrected Proxysticus but this was not followed by Wunderlich, 1995F (see also Lehtinen, 2002: 320, 322 and Jantscher, 2002: 331). Breitling, 2019a: 202, 203 confirmed the synonymy of Proxysticus with Bassaniodes Pocock, 1903, stated by Lehtinen, 2002: 322.
Status: accepted
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Pocock, 1903g: 198 (type Bassaniodes socotrensis Pocock, 1903)
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Pocock, R. I. (1903g). Arachnida. In: Forbes, H. O. (ed.) The Natural History of Sokotra and Abd-el-Kuri. Special Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums, pp. 175-208, pl. 14, 26. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.34934 download pdf

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2019-04-18 Genus synonymy Lehtinen, 2002 Proxysticus synonymized with Bassaniodes