Family: Theraphosidae Thorell,1869 [] Back

Gen. Phrixotrichus Simon , 1889 [ ]
N.B.: Replacement name for Orthothrichus Karsch 1880 (preoccupied fide Simon, 1889a); not a junior synonym of Euathlus Ausserer, 1875 (Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b: 2408, Pérez-Miles et al., 1996: 54, contra Schmidt, 1996a: 14); considered a senior synonym of Ashantia Strand, 1907 by Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b: 2408, contra Gallon, 2005d: 199, who considered it a junior synonym of Euathlus Ausserer, 1875.
Status: accepted
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Karsch, 1880c: 222 (Type species: Orthothrichus vulpinus Karsch, 1880, by monotypy [not Aranea scrofa Molina, 1782])
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Karsch, F. (1880c). Arachnologische Blätter (Decas I). Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften, Dritte Folge 5: 373-409. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2015-04-08 Genus synonymy Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b Ashantia synonymized with Phrixotrichus
2015-04-07 Genus updated Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014b Removed synonymy (Old value)