Family: Atypidae Thorell,1870 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0066] Back

Gen. Sphodros Walckenaer , 1835 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:00005 ]
N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Madognatha Ausserer, 1871a: 143 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:05735] (type Sphodros abboti Walckenaer, 1835) by Simon, 1892a: 198 (sub Atypus, but Madognatha has the same type species as Sphodros); removed from the synonymy of Atypus Latreille, 1804 by Gertsch & Platnick, 1980: 15, after Kraus & Baur, 1974: 88.
Status: accepted
Last updated
2022-10-06
Described in
Walckenaer, 1835: 638 (type Sphodros abboti Walckenaer, 1835; gender masculine)
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Species counts
Counts Status
7accepted
2synonym
Reference

Walckenaer, C. A. (1835). Mémoire sur une nouvelle espèce de Mygale, sur les théraphoses et les divers genres dont se compose cette tribu d'Aranéides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 4: 637-651. download pdf

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