The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: IDIOPIDAE

Gen. Blakistonia Hogg, 1902 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00075]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Cantuarides Strand, 1907 by Main, 1985a: 39 (and apparently by Raven & Wishart, 2006: 534, contra Raven, 1985a: 150); transferred here from the Ctenizidae by Raven, 1985a: 138.

Transferred to other genera:
B. bancrofti Rainbow, 1914 -- see Aganippe.

In synonymy:
B. villosa (Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918, T from Aganippe) = B. aurea Hogg, 1902 (Main, 1985a: 40).

mf aurea Hogg, 1902 *....................South Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000660]
B. a. Hogg, 1902: 132, f. 25b-e, pl. 13, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
B. a. Simon, 1903a: 903, f. 1051, 1056-1057.
Aganippe villosa Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 96, pl. 21, f. 44 (Df).
B. a. Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918: 104, pl. 13, f. 8, pl. 14, f. 6, pl. 15, f. 7.
B. a. Main, 1964: 30, f. A-G (m).
B. a. Main, 1985a: 40, f. 146-157, 203-204, 211-212 (mf, S).

f exsiccata (Strand, 1907)....................South Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000648]
Cantuarides exsiccatus Strand, 1907l: 8 (Df).

mf rainbowi (Pulleine, 1919)....................South Australia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000661]
Aganippe r. Pulleine, 1919: 74, pl. 12, f. 1-5 (Dmf).
B. r. Main, 1985a: 51 (Tmf from Aganippe).