Family: Thomisidae Sundevall,1833 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spiderfam:0058] Back

Gen. Psammitis Menge , 1876 [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidergen:04530 ]
N.B.: Separated from Xysticus C. L. Koch, 1835 as an own genus by Ono, 1978b: 285, Wunderlich, 1987a: 253, Lehtinen, 2002: 320 and Breitling, 2019a: 203. Formerly considered a junior synonym of Xysticus C. L. Koch, 1835 by Ono, 1988c: 78. Wunderlich, 1987a: 253 placed the subgenus Proxysticus Dalmas, 1922 (treated as a genus by some authors, e.g., Jézéquel, 1964c) as a junior synonym of Psammitis; 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
Last updated
2020-03-18
Described in
Menge, 1876: 448 (type Thomisus sabulosus Hahn, 1832)
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Species counts
Counts Status
32accepted
4synonym
1homonym replaced
Reference

Menge, A. (1876). Preussische Spinnen. VIII. Fortsetzung. Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Danzig (N. F.) 3: 423-454. download pdf

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Date Type Reference Detail
2019-04-18 Genus updated Breitling, 2019a Removed synonymy (Old value)