Family: Xenoctenidae Ramírez & Silva-Dávila,2017 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0126] Back

Gen. Xenoctenus Mello-Leitão , 1938 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:03532 ]
N.B.: Removed from the synonymy of Tunabo Chamberlin, 1916 (now a synonym of Neoctenus, family Trechaleidae) by Silva-Dávila, 2003: 32, contra Lehtinen, 1967: 272, and considered a close relative of some taxa currently placed in Odo Keyserling, 1887. Transferred to Xenoctenidae (as its type genus) by Wheeler et al., 2017: 609.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2017-11-14
Described in
Mello-Leitão, 1938a
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Species counts
Counts Status
4accepted
Reference

Mello-Leitão, C. F. de (1938a). Algunas arañas nuevas de la Argentina. Revista del Museo de La Plata (N.S) 1: 89-118. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-11-14 Genus transferred to other family Wheeler et al., 2017 Xenoctenus Mello-Leitão, 1938 transferred to Xenoctenidae
2014-07-25 Genus transferred to other family Ramírez, 2014 Xenoctenus Mello-Leitão, 1938 transferred to Miturgidae