Acanthophrynus Kraepelin, 1899


Original name: Acanthophrynus

Gender: masculine


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Genus type

Phrynopsis spinifrons Pocock, 1894, by original designation (see Pocock, 1894d: 275).

Taxonomic references
Acanthophrynus Kraepelin:
Kraepelin, 1899a: 241 original description
Pocock, 1902c: 56–57
Comstock, 1913: 20
Mello-Leitão, 1931: 45
Pratt, 1935: 476
Werner, 1935a: 475
Quintero, 1980a: 341
Weygoldt, 2000a: 26
Harvey, 2003c: 22 (replacement name for Phrynopsis Pocock, 1894)

Phrynopsis Pocock, 1894 -- Kraepelin, 1895: 21
Pocock, 1894d: 286 original description
Kraepelin, 1895: 21 (junior homonym of Phrynopsis Fitzinger, 1843 [Reptilia] and Phrynopsis Pfeffer, 1893 [Amphibia])
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Comstock, J.H. (1913). The spider book. Doubleday, Page and Co., New York. -- Show included taxa

Harvey, M.S. (2003c). Catalogue of the smaller arachnid orders of the world: Amblypygi, Uropygi, Schizomida, Palpigradi, Ricinulei and Solifugae. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1895). Revision der Tarantuliden Fabr.. Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 13(3): 3–53. -- Show included taxa

Kraepelin, K. (1899a). Scorpiones und Pedipalpi. Tierreich 8: i–xviii, 1–265. -- Show included taxa

Mello-Leitão, C. (1931). Pedipalpos do Brasil e algumas notas sobre a ordem. Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 33: 8–72. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1894d). Notes on the Pedipalpi of the family Tarantulidae contained in the collection of the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 14: 273–298. -- Show included taxa

Pocock, R.I. (1902c). Arachnida: Scorpiones, Pedipalpi, and Solifugae. In: Godman, F.D. and Salvin, O. (ed.) Biologia Centrali-Americana Taylor and Francis, London 3: 1–71. -- Show included taxa

Pratt, H.S. (1935). A manual of the common invertebrate animals (exclusive of insects). Blakiston Company, Philadelphia, Toronto. -- Show included taxa

Quintero, D., Jr (1980a). Systematics and evolution of Acanthophrynus Kraepelin (Amblypygi, Phrynidae). In: Gruber, J. (ed.) Verhandlungen des 8. Internationalen Arachnologen-Kongress, Wien H. Egermann, Wien: 341–347. -- Show included taxa

Werner, F. (1935a). Klasse: Arachnoidea, Spinnentiere. Pedipalpen. In: Bronns, H.G. (ed.) Klassen und Ordnungen des Tierreichs Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig 5(IV)(8)(3): 317–490. -- Show included taxa

Weygoldt, P. (2000a). Whip spiders (Chelicerata: Amblypygi). Their biology, morphology and systematics. Apollo Books, Stenstrup. -- Show included taxa

Date Type Reference Old value
2024-04-18 Genus updated Old value
2024-04-18 Taxonomic reference update Harvey, 2003
2024-03-16 Taxonomic reference update